Reel Recycling Program

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Reel-Core offers a $1 per reel recycling rebate for all returned plastic reels that qualify.

Reel-Core accepts reels from any distributor/end-user that has purchased product shipped on Reel-Core manufactured reels.

To initiate a return please click the button below and fill out the form. You can also feel free to call us at 1-800-293-6307 or email us at

Simply follow these guidelines:

  1. All reels must be returned disassembled.
  2. Package the reel components as densely as possible. Reels ship best if boxed and shrink-wrapped on a pallet.
  3. Have the total shipment weight and number of pallets ready when you call to originate a pickup.
  4. Reel Core will arrange and pay for the return shipping and email you a Bill of Lading for the shipment.
  5. The minimum return quantity is four pallets.

Reel-Core will process the return shipment within 45 days of receipt. 

In order to qualify for the $1 rebate, the reels must be:

  1. Black in color and of current design. (All RCI reels will be accepted for processing.)
  2. Reels must be clean, i.e., no water held inside the reel or other contaminates; and undamaged.
  3. Reels must be original Reel-Core reels.
  4. Reel Core must arrange shipping. 1-800-293-6307
  5. Reel Core reserves the right to refuse payment at its discretion.
Reel-Core reserves the right to change or discontinue this program at any time without notice.