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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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Recyclebank unlocked another room in their “Green Your Home Challenge” today.  You can earn additional 35 points by answering questions in the bathroom.

Heads up that this is the last week of the Challenge so if you are holding out on getting these points, don’t wait much longer!

Today’s new room brings the grand total of points available to 240!!

Aveeno Facebook 3 Pledges – 50 Points

Partners In Purpose Video – 25 Points

Green Your Home Challenge – 145 Points

Bedroom – 25 Points
Living Room – 35 Points
Kitchen – 25 Points
Back Yard – 25 Points
Bathroom – 35 Points

P&G Conservation Challenge20 Points

Why Earn Points??

For awesome coupons!  Right now they have coupons that you can’t find anywhere else.  Some are printable that you can get right now and some they mail to you (they come within 4-6 days). A few of my favorites are:

-$1 off Coca-Cola product,  home mailer
-$2 off Kashi product, printable
-$1 off Honest Tea product,  printable

-$3 off $50 Publix purchase, (Atlanta area stores) printable

How to Get Started::

I am getting a lot of emails and comments lately saying that Recyclebank baffles them and asking how to get started.  So I thought I would walk you through everything.

  1. Start by registering with Recyclebank. (It’s free)
  2. Once logged in, click on “Earn Points” across the top.
  3. Look for the logo of each of the point options above, click on them and start earning.
  4. Once you have earned all the points you can, click on the “Get Rewards” section at the top
  5. Pick a Reward Category and start looking for coupons. Most of the printable coupons are under: Food & Beverage, Health & Beauty or Pets
  6. Select the coupon you want and proceed to “checkout”. After cashing in your points you’ll either get a link to print the coupon right now or the coupons will be mailed to you in a week or so.

Understanding the Green Your Home Section

If you are getting to the house and then getting lost, here’s some help.

  1. Before you start going through make sure you are registered or logged in.
  2. Look in the right corner to pick a room.
  3. A big floor plan of the house will pop up. Each open room will be blue, click on the room you want to go to
  4. Once inside a room, click on each [+] to take a quiz or learn a fact.
  5. After earning points make sure you click each time to get your points (if you don’t then you aren’t earning anything)

Each room in the house took me maybe 3 or 4 minutes so total. You might spend 20 minutes earning these points (and learning fun facts) and then have some great coupons!

    • Kpatcamp

      I did the Aveeno pledge off of Facebook and I did not get the points. Does it take a while or did I do something wrong?

      • tina

        me too.

      • Skdoss76

        Me three! The site must be having issues. :-(

      • cathy

        me too…no points

      • Sarah

        Did you click on the “Redeem” button after you took the pledge? When you do, it opens a window to Recycle Bank for you to log in (or get the points added if you are already logged in). HTH!

    • Arvinamy

      I guess I still don't understand RecycleBank. Do you actually recycle anything?

      • In some cities you can earn points from recycling if your city is participating. You can also earn points from recycling zipoc and kashi boxes that have codes on them.

        • susan

          i have purchased several boxes of ziploc baggies but still can not find any codes…has anyone found codes on ziploc??

    • jessc5

      Usually the points appear instantly, so I think something must not be working right over at RecycleBank. I did the bathroom and yard today, and it did not add ANY points, and I know I have not done them before.

    • Hickox89

      I am not receiving my points either.

    • Kcreviews

      The recycle bank links (where it sends me after I do a challenge or pledge) keeps coming up “page not found”. I've only earned 10 points and I've done 3 or 4 different things. Is their server overwhelmed or something?

      • Kcreviews

        Sorry, it actually said “webpage not available”.

    • Carolyn

      The same thing is happening to me. Server must be overwhemed.

    • Hael80

      When I click on a +, the screen zooms in but I don't get any quiz or fact. ?????

    • JR

      I am new to this but after doing some of the challenges or quizes I dont seem to be adding points to my account either although I am clicking on the link to do so.

    • Jhftc

      same here…it hasn't worked right for the last few days

    • It's taking forever for Recycle bank to add my points to my account. I'm having to submit for my points several times before they are added. It seems like it's going through, but I've waited 10-15 minutes for 5 points to be added. Is the site going slow for anyone else?

    • Mandi

      None of my points are adding up either. I sure hope I get credit for them…

    • Apatrick630

      I'm having problems with the points not showing up on my account??

    • Rae G.

      I am having a hard time with this website. I use Mozilla and the Pop-up Blocker prevents my session from opening. This sucks!!!

    • Now I'm waiting for 20 points. It really stinks that it's taking so long! :(

    • sarahk79

      This is the worlds worst website! Confusing, crashes, to sum it all up – I DON'T GET IT!

      • new2q

        doesn't work for me either. doesn't matter what I do none of them work on this site!!!

    • Stacey

      My points are not showing up either, I stopped going through the bathroom although the info was interesting. Waiting til they fix the glitch

    • Kc131391

      should i print or order the coupons now like with http://www.coupons.com before they are gone?

    • Lisa

      Website is working perfectly for me now. Today is weds. the 27th – I think yesterday the website was simply overwhelmed because a new room opened. Got all 35 points from the Bathroom link in less than 4 min. Good luck to everyone trying this link. I have received several items from Recycle Bank. My favorite was the Naked Juice $2 off – gone now but matching that with a -.75 cents from Whole Foods got me a really nice smoothie product for 25 cents at Publix.

    • Hael80

      So frustrating… I click on the +, it zooms in, and then nothing. Any suggestions?

    • Karolyn

      There is also a $10 off a $50 purchase coupon to Harris Teeter available for 100 points. Can't beat it when you use this coupon during a good meat sale like this week!

      • ginny

        I CAN'T SEEM TO EVEN GET REGISTERED OR SIGN IN? I click on register and the register page just keeps poping up should this go to a sign in page or what? so frustrating

    • Acousticlauren

      Thank you for this. Their website isn't easy to navigate!

    • Jennifer

      Each time I try to register on Recyclebank, their create-an-account page will not load properly on my MAC. Does anyone else experience this?