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RightCycle by Kimberly-Clark Professional

Kimberly-Clark Professional is committed to leading the way to zero waste in landfills. That’s why we created The RightCycle Programme—our industry-changing initiative that takes recycling personal protection equipment (PPE) and dispensers to a new level. Instead of used protective clothing, nitrile gloves and old dispensers going into landfills or incinerators, these previously hard-to-recycle items are collected at your facility and turned into raw materials used to create new products.

How We Help Customers Work Responsibly

The RightCycle Programme for Hand Towels 

Innovative ‘closed loop’ service that transforms your used hand towels into new Kimberly-Clark tissue products

How Hand Towel Recycling Programme Works

Sustainability - hand drying

Used hand towels are separated from general waste at point of use.

Sustainability - Recycling

Hand towels are collected and taken to an aggregation site for compression and baling​.

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Bales are transported to our mills where the fibres are recycled and used in the manufacture of new products.

Sustainability - Recycled Paper

New paper products are created and sent out to customers,

The RightCycle Programme for Dispensers

This first-of-its-kind service offers an end-of-life solution for your old dispensers that helps your business reach net-zero waste to landfills or incineration.

How Dispenser Recycling Programme Works

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Fitter collates old dispensers.

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Dispensers are sent to recycling partner.

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Plastic shredded into pellets, cardboard baled, metal screws reused or melted down.

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Reuse: Raw materials back into production process and diverted from landfills.

The RightCycle Programme for PPE

The first manufacturer-led recycling service for used Kimberly-Clark Professional disposable nitrile gloves and protective clothing.

How PPE Recycling Programme Works

Rightcycle Gloves Apparel

Used eligible Kimberly-Clark Professional PPE is collected at your facility.

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Collected PPE is transported to our recycling partner.

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Products are sorted and processed into plastic pellets.

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Raw materials are molded intro new consumer products.

Who Can Participate?

The RightCycle Programme is open to any company replacing an old dispenser (including competitor brands) or uses the following Kimberly-Clark Professional PPE in non-hazardous applications.

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