Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your Reels

Apr 22, 2015

Southwire has always emphasized the benefits and importance of environmental sustainability. In fact, one of Southwire’s five tenants is Growing Green. In 2014, Southwire recycled a total of 14,725 wooden reels, a collective 3,465,550 pounds. That calculates 5,635 trees saved from the reuse of Southwire’s wooden reels!

Interested in recycling your wooden reels? Southwire offers a variety of methods for customers to contact them about reel returns.

To return a reel, a customer may:

  • Call 866-REELS (866-797-3357)
  • Send an e-mail to
  • Complete a Reel Return Request by clicking here

Contribute to a sustainable Earth. Reduce, reuse, and recycle!

>> Check out Southwire sustainability report

- Sara Isbell