Help keep cosmetic packaging out of landfills! Join the Return to Origins Recycling program

By admin | March 31, 2009

Submitted by The Organic Beauty Expert

Origins_recycle On April 2nd, bring your empty cosmetic bottles, tubes and jars – regardless of brand – to the nearest Origins retail store or department store and we’ll recycle them or use them for energy recovery.

Origins will kick off the Return to Origins Recycling program on April 2nd with events at Origins headquarters at the General Motors Plaza in New York City (767 Fifth Avenue @ 5th Avenue), and at the Origins Century City store in Los Angeles, CA (10250 Santa Monica Blvd.) from 10am – 11am.

Be among the first 250 people to drop off your empties at the GM Plaza in New York City, and among the first 100 people to drop off your empties at the Origins Century City store, and receive a FREE deluxe size A Perfect World™ Intensely hydrating body cream with White Tea. Origins will also be providing FREE A Perfect World™ hand and arm massages to all attendees.

Additional consumer events will occur on April 2nd at:

Denver, CO - Origins Cherry Creek North
2800 E 2nd Ave
8am to 6pm

Boston, MA - Origins Faneuil Hall
1 Faneuil Hall Market Place
10am-9pm

Cambridge, MA - Origins Harvard Square
8 Brattle Street
10am-9pm

Austin, TX - Origins at Central Park
4001 N. Lamar Blvd. Suite 570
10am-8pm

San Francisco, CA - San Francisco Centre
865 Market Street
9:30am-8pm

The first 50 people to drop off their cosmetic empties will receive a free deluxe sample of A Perfect World™ Intensely hydrating body cream with White Tea.

To thank you for joining us in our commitment to the environment, we’ll treat you to a FREE deluxe sample of your choice of one of Origins high-performance skincare products.

Did you know?
·        Everyday packaging accounts for approximately 1/3 of all landfill waste.
·        Most community recyclers only take items made from materials that are easily recognized – such as soda and water bottles.
·        Cosmetic and toiletry bottles, tubes, caps and jars are among those items not easily recognized and therefore not often recycled.

On Thursday, April 2nd you can help change that

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