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MOM Brands™ Cereal Bag Recycling Program - FAQ

Recycle all cereal bags through this program.

Participating locations
1,201
Available locations
87
Waste recycled
174,752
Money raised
$3,845.38

If your shipment weighs at least 5 lbs (approximately 200 cereal bags), each piece your location sends in will earn 2 points or $.02 to the non-profit of your choice. MOM Brands™ Cereal Bag Recycling Program will be counted based on weight, using 11.34g as the average weight.

There is no maximum limit to the amount of packaging you can send in. However, shipments must contain a minimum of 5 lbs (approximately 200 cereal bags) to receive the TerraCycle point donation.

Download a pre-paid UPS return label by clicking the “SHIP US YOUR WASTE” icon on the recycling program webpage when logged into your personal account. Click the green “Get Shipping Labels/Supplies” box on the following page and a label will be sent to your email. Print the pre-paid label and affix to a reused box and call UPS at 1-800-742-5877 to schedule a next day pick up.

Nope! You will be able to print pre-paid UPS shipping labels from our website through your online account. This will bring your Cereal Bag Recycling Program collections back to our factory to be up-cycled into TerraCycle eco-chic products! You win, we win, and the environment wins!

Yes. You can select, add or change your preferred charities via your account on the TerraCycle website. Simply log into your account at www.terracycle.ca and click on the "MY IMPACT" tab. To add a new preferred charity to your account, please select the "Add New Charity" link. Please note that during the check out process when redeeming points, you will also be given a chance to choose an existing charitable gift and update or change your preferred charities.

You can also call 1 800 758 2943 or email customersupport@terracycle.ca with the charity name, address and contact person.

You must redeem your points for a cash donation via your account in order for a cheque to be disbursed to the charity of your choice. Please note, there is a minimum of 1,000 points or $10 needed for each cash donation.
Cash donations are mailed directly to the charity, twice a year in June and January.
All cash donations requested between May 1st and October 31st will be disbursed in January. All cash donations requested between November 1st and April 30th will be disbursed in June.

The minimum number of cereal bags you can ship to TerraCycle to receive the 2 cents per cereal bag donation is 200 units (5 lbs). If you send less than 200 cereal bags, you will not receive the payment but we will still recycle the cereal bags you send in.
You can redeem your points at any time for one of TerraCycle's charitable gifts, or towards a cash donation (cheque). Please keep in mind that there is a minimum of 1,000 points or $10 needed for a cash donation.


Cash donations are mailed directly to the charity, twice a year in June and January.
All cash donations requested between May 1st and October 31st will be disbursed in January. All cash donations requested between November 1st and April 30th will be disbursed in June.

If for any reason you need to change or update your information, please select the PERSONAL INFO tab (located in your profile) and then simply click "Edit My Profile". If you still need assistance or have questions please contact Customer Support at 1 800 758 2943 or email customersupport@terracycle.ca.

No. Each individual and organization, including schools or student groups at a school or university, can only have one MOM Brands™ Cereal Bag Recycling Program account. Any additional accounts will be suspended. However, more than one location can benefit a single school. If you have any questions please contact customersupport@terracycle.ca.

You will need to provide:

  1. A contact person (over 18 yrs old) to oversee the MOM Brands™ Cereal Bag Recycling Program at your location
  2. A valid e-mail address
  3. A valid mailing address

  4. If you choose to redeem your points towards a non-profit or charity of your choice, you will also need the mailing address and contact information for the charity.

We welcome anyone from almost any organization to join in our recycling efforts!
There are some practical considerations your organizations should keep in mind. For example, our program is not designed to accommodate recycling centers.

All plastic cereal bags and cereal bag liners of any brand.

Please log into your account on the TerraCycle website. Select the “COLLECTION PROGRAMS” tab and then the "X” located next to the MOM Brands™ Cereal Bag Recycling Program.