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Recycling DuPont™ Tyvek® 


At DuPont, we believe that what is good for business must also be good for the environment. Our mission is sustainable growth—increasing shareholder and societal value while reducing the environmental footprint along the value chains in which we operate. Within the DuPont Protection Technologies business, DuPont Tyvek® products extend the corporate commitment to sustainability through their own unique properties and performance characteristics. We continue to work collaboratively with our customers and others to deliver innovations and to protect people and structures in a sustainable manner.

Recycling DuPont™ Tyvek®

DuPont Tyvek® is made from 100% high-density polyethylene (HDPE). For this reason, Tyvek® or products made from Tyvek® can be mechanically recycled into products such as underground cable protection piping, automotive parts, blown film, packaging cores and trays. Products made from Tyvek® which are printed, glued, welded or sewn can recycled. This includes banners, signs, envelopes and other print products made with Tyvek®. DuPont has set up a network of recyclers who have agreed to take back items made from Tyvek® for mechanical recycling into other products. The items sent for recycling must not have been in contact with any hazardous substance. For more information, please contact us at:

1-800-44-TYVEK® or 1-800-448-9835