Where to Recycle Your Empty Cosmetic Containers in KL

Because it’s better than just throwing them in the trash bin. Go green!


Whether it’s an empty shampoo bottle, dried out mascara, or a used-up moisturiser, recycling them is always a great idea! Rather than recycling or upcycling them at home (which is good too), we’ve rounded up a few eco-conscious brands that would love to take in your empty containers for a good cause; and at the same time, reward you for it!


1. M.A.C

Gifting you with any lipstick of your choice (except the Viva Glam Lipsticks) when you bring back six empty primary packaging (Note: NOT paper boxes or sample sachets, etc), M.A.C makes recycling super exciting and rewarding! Now, what lipstick colour should we pick next?


M.A.C Pavilion KL

M.A.C Suria KLCC

M.A.C Isetan Lot 10


M.A.C Mid Valley

M.A.C 1 Utama

M.A.C Sunway Pyramid

M.A.C Alamanda


2. Melvita

Great news for Melvita fans because with every empty Melvita bottle that you recycle with them, you’ll get 100 member points!


Melvita Mid Valley

Melvita 1 Utama

Melvita 1Mont Kiara


3. Innisfree

This renowned Korean beauty brand hit our Malaysian shores late last year and is successfully spreading their admirable environmentalism all over the country. Using only eco-friendly containers and natural ingredients, it comes as no surprise that Innisfree is also up for collecting empty packaging from customers with a reward of 100 membership points.


Innisfree Sunway Pyramid


4. Origins

Did you know that the everyday packaging in our daily lives accounts for 33   per cent of all landfill waste? Well, thanks to Origins’ strive of becoming a   good global citizen, we can change that! Just bring back five empty Origins containers to their store and you get to bring home a 3-piece trial kit.


Origins The Gardens


5. Kiehl’s

Dedicating their efforts into providing customers with the finest quality products by utilizing efficient and recyclable packaging, the 164-year-old brand is offering a recycle loyalty program whereby patrons can bring back their Kiehl’s empties and redeem deluxe samples for FREE (according to the number of containers recycled).


Kiehl’s Pavilion KL

Kiehl’s Suria KLCC

Kiehl’s 1 Utama

Kiehl’s Mid Valley

Kiehl’s Bangsar Shopping Centre

Kiehl’s Empire Shopping Gallery

Kiehl’s Sunway Pyramid


6. Clarins

Spreading environmental awareness, Clarins is encouraging customers to   bring back and recycle their product packaging — including paper cartons,       plastic bottles and glass jars. Sadly, there won’t be freebies but hey, it’s  saving Mother Earth that really matters, right?


Clarins Skin Spa Suria KLCC

Clarins Skin Spa SOGO KL

Clarins Skin Spa Parkson Pavilion

Clarins Skin Spa Bangsar Shopping Centre

Clarins Skin Spa Aeon Mid Valley

Clarins Skin Spa Metrojaya Mid Valley

Clarins Skin Spa 1 Utama

Clarins Skin Spa The Curve

Clarins Skin Spa Parkson Subang Parade


Photo: ingimage, respective brand’s Facebook page

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