Recycle your PakTech can handle
We’re big fans of the PakTech recycled handles. We use them on our 4-packs of cans because they’re:
- Made from 96% recycled HDPE plastic
- They’re made just down the road in Eugene, Oregon
- PakTech is a like-minded sustainability-focused company, and we like working with like-minded companies.
Here’s a guide on how to recycle the PakTech handles that you get with our beer:
Get a beer token
Portlanders, we make it worth your while to bring the handles back to either of our locations. For every Hopworks handle you bring back, we’ll give you a wooden nickel worth a $0.25 towards your next pint – up to the price of a pint or 19 handles in a single visit. Thanks for pitching in!
** This offer is extended to retail customers and not for licensed establishments or businesses reselling HUB. Also, while we are happy to take and recycle PakTech handles from other breweries, we won’t give you a credit for them. Finally, we will limit your credit to the price of a pint: $4.75 or 19 nickels for handles.
More Recycling Options
Outside of Portland, you still have options to keep the handles out of the landfill. We’ve done our homework and now present you with the following options for recycling:
According to Seattle’s “Ask Evelyn,” you can drop your PakTech handles in the CURBSIDE BIN! Kudos to you Seattle for making it easy!
Two transfer stations operated by Waste Connections will take sorted #2 plastics:
Central Transfer & Recycling Center –
11034 NE 117th Ave – 360-256-8482
M-F 6am-6pm, Sat & Sun 8am-4pm
WestVan Material Recovery Center
6601 NW Old Lower River Rd – 360-737-1727
M-Th 6am-6pm, Fri & Sat 8am-4pm
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Westcoast Plastic Recycling Inc.
2480 Shell Rd #3
Richmond, BC V6H 2P1
Head to New Seasons Market to toss handles in the plastic lids recycle station or bring them back to either Hopworks location.
If you aren’t listed here you can always contact your local waste hauler or solid waste department to get directions on where to recycle. If all else fails, send us an email and we’ll see if we can find out more!