Money on Loose Fill Packaging?
Potential Customers Walk in Your Store?
Free Publicity as a Community Recycling Service?
the Plastic Loose Fill Council's Peanut Hotline!
1-800-828-2214 or click on Drop-off
Sites to try out the Peanut Hotline
Print out a Peanut Hotline Membership
Peanut Hotline is a free, 24-hour telephone and website service
that provides the address of the nearest location that accepts plastic
loose fill, or "packing peanuts," from the public for
reuse. The locations are stores like yours!
in 1991, the Peanut Hotline provides hundreds of referrals each
week, especially during the holiday season, to the nearest location
for dropping off extra loose fill. Referrals to your store result
in free loose fill and often good packing cartons too. More importantly,
a potential customer walks into your store.
communities list local Peanut Hotline members in city or county
recycling directories. Catalog companies also refer customers to
the Hotline. Local media outlets also feature Hotline businesses.
You get free publicity along with the benefit of providing a service
for your community.
plastic loose fill costing $10 to $20 a bag, the free material you
collect should quickly offset the expense of joining the Hotline.
membership is $30.00 per year. Membership includes listing your
store in the 800# and website directory service. It also includes
a window decal and program information including a local Media Relations
Guide for your store.
Peanut Hotline is publicized widely by the Plastic Loose Fill Council
and the national media. In addition, many companies give out information
about the Hotline in their catalogs or print it on a package insert
or carton label.
the Peanut Hotline started in 1991, nearly a million people have
called or visited the website to find a nearby place to take loose
fill. Why shouldn't the next referral be to your store?
print-out our Membership Application Form
and mail it to the Plastic Loose Fill Council.