How to Recycle Your Empty Makeup Containers and Get Free Beauty Loot in Return!

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Don't let your empty MAC products pile up-bring them back to the counter in exchange for a free lipstick! The brand's Back to MAC program allows you to trade in six empty ... more 
Photo by: Courtesy (3)
MAC
Don't let your empty MAC products pile up-bring them back to the counter in exchange for a free lipstick! The brand's Back to MAC program allows you to trade in six empty containers for recycling. Everything from powder compacts, lipstick tubes, empty lipglosses, and eye shadow pans will be accepted, and you'll be rewarded with a lip color of your choice. less 
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Mon, Apr 22, 2013 4:20 PM EDT

Courtesy Photo (4)Courtesy Photo (4)Did you know that product packaging makes up almost 45% of the trash found in landfills? Luckily, many brands like MAC, Lush, and Kiehl's have found creative ways to reduce that number-by rewarding you with a new product or a discount toward your next purchase when you recycle your empty products. Click through the slideshow to learn exactly how it works.
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