New York, New York

United States

About Recyclebank

Recyclebank inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future. It brings together people, businesses, and communities to achieve real world impact. By participating in household recycling and learning how to live more sustainable lifestyles, more than 4.5 million people earn points that translate into real savings for community and national brands. Recyclebank’s online shop,, combines the company’s sustainability expertise and rewards program to help people choose products that are better for their home, their wallet and the planet.  

Our mission is to inspire people to live more sustainably. We started with recycling, and have since added other ways for people to easily incorporate sustainability into their daily lives. It was a natural step for us to extend that experience to the products we believe in.

The Change We Seek®

Recyclebank believes that small, individual actions, such as changing how we purchase, consume and dispose of things, can collectively have a big impact. They've  found a mix of education, rewards and impact metrics help people live more sustainable lifestyles. Through online engagement and their recycling incentives program, they’ve helped increase recycling rates in more than 300 communities, partnered to recycle nearly 3.8 billion pounds of waste, and helped move people toward a more sustainable future. Their 4.5 million members earn hundreds of points a year from learning how to live more sustainably, and taking small actions to achieve real impact. These points can be redeemed for rewards such as gift cards, products and discounts, translating into real savings. On average, a household can earn up to $165 annually in rewards value. People can also use their points toward savings on some of our favorite products for their home and families on One Twine, Recyclebank’s online shop.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

July 2009

Company Score

Median Score*



The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.



The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.



The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).



The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.



The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

Overall B Score

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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Company Highlights: 

Environment: Written environmental policy, >75% of office supplies come from recycled materials, >50% of facilities located near public transit, Policy to increase energy efficiency

Employees: All employees paid a living wage, >70% of individual/family health insurance premiums covered

Community: >15% of suppliers located in low-income communities, >50% of net profits given to charitable organizations, >30% of employees are women, >75% of employees take time off for community service

Consumers: 100% of services provide environmental benefits



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