How do I participate in Gimme 5?
Start collecting those used yogurt cups and takeout containers! You can then drop off your #5 plastic at many Whole Foods Markets and other select retail locations, listed here.
If there is not a Gimme 5 location in your area, you can also send your #5 plastics to:
Preserve Gimme 5
823 State Route 13
Cortland, NY 13045-6574
We have assessed the environmental impact of this program, weighing the carbon cost of shipping against the benefits of recycling, and it is quite important that you choose ground shipping; putting the containers on a plane severely decreases the environmental benefits the program. Please also ship in a reused box!
Our Gimme 5 Program is a unique example of companies and consumers working together to recycle #5...