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Recycle your Philips razor blades and shaving heads  

Find out how you can recycle your Philips razor blades and shaving heads

    We listened to you. We know recycling and environmental issues are important to you. We are making strong progress in our efforts to make the world healthier and more sustainable. We are pleased to share with you a simple way you can recycle your Philips razor blades and shaving heads.

     

    Recycle your products to make the world healthier and more sustainable.

    How can I recycle my razor blades and shaving heads?

    Step 1: When it is time to replace your Philips blade or shaving head, safely package your old one. You can follow the instructions below.

     

    Step 2: Once packaged, send the parcel to the free postage address listed below.

     

    Step 3: Your blade or shaving head will be recycled. Thank you!

    How to package safely

     

    It is important that you package your blades or shaving head carefully. Follow these steps to safely send your items back and remember to be careful at all times!

    1: Wrap the item in newspaper, bubble wrap or paper to ensure it is fully covered.

    2: Seal with sellotape or masking tape.

    3: Place inside a suitably sized package ready for posting.

    Where do I need to send my package?

     

    Once you are ready to recycle, please address your parcel to the following free postage address:

     

    FREEPOST RSHJ-KRSA-UHGE

    Philips Parts Recycling

    Olympic Shavers

    6-8 Calverton Business Park

    Hoyle Road

    Nottingham

    NG14 6QL

    Sending this through the post is free for your convenience.

    What can I recycle?

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    Any OneBlade blade.
    Any detachable shaving head.
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    shavehead
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    Any OneBlade blade.
    shavehead
    Any detachable shaving head.

    Why should I get involved?

     

    Our actions have a direct impact on the environment. At Philips, we’re working hard to achieve all our ambitious sustainability targets. We also know its hard to recycle right now. That’s why we’re offering you this easy and free way to recycle from home.

    To learn more about sustainability and what we’re doing at Philips, please explore the links below.

    Frequently asked questions

    Who will recycle these blades or shaving heads?

     

    Philips works closely with Olympic Shavers as one of their partners. Olympic will collect these blades and their recycling partner Sims will manage the recycling of the blades and shaving heads

    What happens to the recycled waste?

     

    Once Olympic Shavers have enough waste to begin recycling, their partner Sims will begin this process. The below is directly from Sims website, please click here to find out more.

     

    We turn vehicles, machinery, building materials and a whole host of other domestic and industrial items into useful commodities that can be re-used in manufacturing new products. This saves the energy and environmental costs associated with producing materials such as steel, copper, aluminum and glass from virgin sources. Our metals recycling processes produce maximum value and the highest grade of recycled metals for re-use in manufacturing.

    How can I safely recycle my blades or shaving heads?

     

    It is important that you package your blades or shaving head carefully. Follow these steps to safely send your items back and remember to be careful at all times!

     

    1)     Wrap the item in newspaper, bubble wrap or paper to ensure it is fully covered.

    2)     Seal with sellotape or masking tape.

    3)     Place inside a suitably sized package ready for posting.

    Where do I need to send my package?

     

    When you have safely wrapped your blade or shaving head, you can send it to the free postage address below:

     

    FREEPOST RSHJ-KRSA-UHGE

    Philips Parts Recycling

    Olympic Shavers

    6-8 Calverton Business Park

    Hoyle Road

    Nottingham

    NG14 6QL

    What can I recycle?

     

    You can recycle any Philips Oneblade blade, and any Philips detachable shaving head.

    Can I recycle other Philips products?

     

    Yes. Philips also runs a dental care recycling programme in partnership with TerraCycle®. Please click here for more information.

    How often should I change my razor blade or shaving head?

     

    Philips suggests changing your razor blades every 3 months for optimum use.

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