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Recycle BRITA filters

Kind to the planet

Being gentle to the environment, carefully using natural resources and reducing waste are at the core of our company and products. Back in 1992, we became the first company in our industry to establish a recycling programme for used cartridges. Today, a refined process ensures all parts of BRITA cartridges are properly reused or recycled. At the heart of our recycling scheme is our own regeneration system with an integrated wastewater facility at our headquarters in Taunusstein, Germany. Join our efforts to be kind to the planet: recycle your used cartridges!

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Search to find a stockist with recycling facilities below, please note unfortunately it is out of our control if a retailer chooses to relocate or remove the recycling unit. We do work hard to ensure our recycling locator is kept as up to date as possible.

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How are BRITA filters recycled?

Watch the video below to find out what happens to each part of the filter on its journey to being recycled

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Contact us

Consumers: Questions about recycling or returning your BRITA cartridges? Contact us at:

Phone: +44 344 742 4800

Mon – Fri 9 am – 5 pm
Calls are charged at a basic rate. Please refer to your service provider for charges.

Businesses: Have a BRITA Professional solution and got questions about returning or recycling BRITA cartridges? Contact us at:

Phone: +44 1869 365 851

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