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What is the upcycling program and how does it work?Updated 2 years ago

While most people will be able to recycle their #4 used bag-in-box bags locally, we provide an upcycling program that gives each bag a new life for those who can’t. 

We use modern pyrolysis technology to convert our bags into wax-based materials as well as high-grade fuels. This, in turn, results in significant energy and environmental benefits, including reductions of up to 14 percent in greenhouse gas emissions, up to 58 percent in water consumption, and up to 96 percent in traditional energy use.

10 upcycled bags makes almost half a gallon of high-grade fuel that can be turned into wax for candles and other goods, char, energy to power machinery, and much more.

Once you have 10 Waiākea bags, simply contact the Customer Service team at [email protected] to request a prepaid return label. 

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