The reCAP Story

It all started with salad dressing.


Tired of messes and rusty lids, Karen was looking for a solution to shake, pour, and store homemade dressings directly from a Mason jar. When she couldn’t find one, she invented The Original reCAP.

The Original reCAP Pour gave rise to a new company, where Karen and the team live and breathe all things Mason jars.

Our passion for a better world put the “re” in reCAP – Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle.


Inspired by a personal goal of zero-waste, Karen was passionate about bringing reCAP to life – in the hopes the cap would make Mason jars more useful and have a positive environmental impact. The best way to reduce waste is to not create it in the first place.

American-Made & Erie-Strong


Raised in Erie, Pennsylvania, Karen’s vision for reCAP is to keep it local and strengthen her hometown community. Not just Made in the USA, reCAP’s entire supply chain is within a 100 mile radius.  




If you’re going to reuse a cap, over and over again, it needs to be made with high quality materials and standards. reCAP is made of durable, ‘no-break,’ BPA-free, FDA-approved plastic. When it is eventually time to retire your reCAP (no worries, it will be a while), we encourage recycling. (INSERT #5 symbol)

Happy Packaging


This will put a smile on your face (which makes us happy). reCAP Packaging is easy to open, recyclable or reusable, and it protects the cap. Made from recycled materials and soy based ink, the excess paper from reCAP packaging is reimagined as multi-purpose gift tags.

Giving Back


We support organizations that are dedicated to helping people and solving world problems.   As a member of 1% For The Planet, we make an annual donation to participating organizations like Environment Erie.

The Mason Jar Mavens


We’re amazed at how many people around the world love Mason jars! The mavens capture the essence of why Mason jars are not only very popular, but also versatile and multi-functional…for everyone! 

The “reCAP”


Since first thinking of the idea for reCAP, Karen and her team have sold tens of thousands of caps to customers all around the world.   New colors and products have been imagined and created, and the team is working hard to bring customers even more Mason jar solutions.

What makes reCAP different?

Award Winning Design  *  Commitment to Quality  *  Sustainable Values

When it comes to design, reCAP’s unique look and functionality performs like no other product on the market.  We are committed to providing the highest-quality product that is not only safe for customers but for the environment as well.  The "re" in reCAP means that we are focused on reducing waste and resizing our environmental footprint. 



 "That’s what I love most about this journey – that my product enables others to solve the same problem I was trying to solve – and more so, that it makes their lives a little easier." - Karen Rzepecki, Inventor

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