Toothpaste Tubes

Alternative ways to recycle
Put in Garbage Cart

Alternative Ways to Recycle

TerraCycle ColgateĀ® Oral Care Brigade

Colgate has partnered up with TerraCycle to create the Colgate Oral Care BrigadeĀ®, a completely free recycling and fundraising program that accepts used toothbrushes, toothbrush and toothpaste tube packaging and boxes, floss containers, and toothpaste tube caps. Find out more.


TerraCycle Tom's of Maine Natural Care Recycling Program

This program recycles toothpaste tubes and caps, as well as floss containers, toothbrushes, mouthwash bottles and caps, deodorant containers and caps, and soap packaging. Bring empty, dry materials to a drop-off location or mail in to TerraCycle. Learn more.

Ways to Reuse

Hide Money in the Tube

Use old, cleaned-out toothpaste tubes as a safe place to hold your money while traveling.

Create a Scissor Sheath

A clean toothpaste tube can act as a protective sheath for your scissors or knives.