Michelle is the creator of Fun On A Dime where she shares her ideas for having simple and affordable fun through crafts, tips, recipes, games and so much more. Leave this field empty if you're human: In most cases, a manufacturer will only recycle their own pumps. They only take the units and cords—not the disposable parts such as flanges. When your family is complete, it's good to know, you can help someone elses!
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Where Can You Recycle Your Breast Pump?
Recycling breast pumps is a little trickier, to say the least. Maybe that is the better route. Medela Recycles and Donates! Do you have any tips for me? This program encourages Mothers who have finished using their pumps to recycle them through a special program so that Mothers-in-need, with babies in the NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit have access to a pump to aid in nourishing their infants.
Medela Offers Moms Way to Recycle Used Breast Pump | Jenn Strathman
To help Medela reach its goal, please visit Medela Recycles: Last month fellow local parenting bloggers and I had the chance to be a part of something special. What do you think about breast pumps becoming worthless after you use it one time? There are a lot of environmental hazards when electronics like pump motor ends up in the landfill. I wound up selling it at a baby consignment sale. I was so happy when I read about this program, as I just could not bear to throw my old breast pump in the rubbish to go into a landfill. So the time has come to ditch the good old breast pump, huh?
Facebook Twitter Tumblr Pinterest. That leads to an important question: About PR Press Contact. Medela offers to recycle electric pumps. Closed system pumps have a barrier between milk and the pump motor, while open systems do not.
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