Our Recycling Program

Recycle your beauty waste with us Recycle your beauty waste with us

Recycle your beauty waste with us

At L'Occitane environmental consciousness is at our core, it's ingrained in our values. We recognise that producing resuable packaging is only half of the solution in promoting sustainable habits. In 2016, L’Occitane we a partnership with TerraCycle – the first beauty brand in Australia to do so - to make recycling beauty products readily accessible and achievable for everyday consumers. Through the TerraCycle program, you can dispose your empty beauty products at all of our 54 boutiques nationwide.
About TerraCycle About TerraCycle

About TerraCycle

TerraCycle, Inc. is an International recycling Organisation that engages the community to collect ‘unrecyclable” and difficult-to recycle-packaging and products, and turns them into innovative eco products. Founded in 2001, TerraCycle is the world leader in the collection and reuse of non-recyclable post-consumer waste with operations in 21 countries and has over 60 million people participating globally in its programs to collect waste.

In Australia, TerraCycle launched in 2014 and has already diverted over 13 million pieces of ‘unrecyclable’ waste from landfills.

How It Works

Drop Off In-Store

Every year, millions of beauty and skincare packaging end up in dumpsters and landfill. We are working with TerraCycle to put an end to this enormous loss of resources. Participating is completely free and very easy.

Simply bring your empties into your closest L'Occitane boutique and drop into our TerraCycle bin.

Drop Off In-Store Drop Off In-Store

Find Your Nearest Boutique

Find your nearest L'Occitane store and bring in your beauty products that are recyclable.

What Can Be Recycled?

  • Beauty packaging such as lip balm tubes, makeup remover bottles and pumps, fragrances bottles and pumps, and deodorant sticks.
  • Skin care packaging such as face mask packaging, refill pouches, and dispensers and tubes for soap, facial cleansers and body lotions. 
  • Hair care packaging such as pumps and caps from shampoo and conditioner bottles, hair care dispensers and containers, hair product trigger heads, and refill pouches.
*Please note we do not accept glass packaging, aerosols, kraft paper or cardboard.
What Can Be Recycled?

Be An Eco Hero

It is more carbon efficient to recycle these items in your home or local waste streams.

Further reduce your carbon footprint by collecting multiple empties to recycle in one go.