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TerraCycle & 3D Brooklyn Make 3D Printing Filament from Recycled Potato Chip Bags

Have you ever wondered what happens when you recycle a potato chip bag? That bag could be turned into the next 3D-printed trinket. New York-based 3D Brooklyn has teamed up with TerraCycle to transform recycled potato chip bags into 3D printer filament—an excellent step in … Continue reading

Omnexus by SpecialChem · Jan 29, 2016

Flint recyclers step up efforts to combat water bottles

To prevent the pileup of empty bottles in landfills from the fallout of the city’s drinking water crisis, officials announced Thursday that residents will immediately have biweekly curbside pickup service.With thousands of water bottle donations coming in by the hour to assist … Continue reading

Detroit News · Jan 28, 2016

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announces plan to recycle thousands of plastic bottles in Flint

A plan to recycle the thousands of plastic bottles being distributed to Flint residents during the water emergency was announced today by a coalition of state, Genesee County and City of Flint partners. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley said the goal … Continue reading

Michigan.gov · Jan 28, 2016

3D Brooklyn makes 3D printer filament out of non-recyclable plastics

Most of the single use plastic that comes into our lives can be recycled, but there are some items like chip and snack bags that can’t go in the recycling bin. 3D Brooklyn has partnered with TerraCycle, the company known … Continue reading

TreeHugger · Jan 27, 2016

Used snack bags can now be recycled into whatever you design

Typical recycling involves sending off your old cans, bottles, boxes and papers to be re-purposed somewhere far away, sight unseen. TerraCycle and 3D Brooklyn allow you to determine what gets made from recycled materials, thanks to a process that turns used chip and snack bags into plastic filament for use … Continue reading

Gizmag · Jan 27, 2016

De-clutter your life for a fresh new year

This is a great month for de-cluttering your life. Although any month will do, January is a fresh year. Start small. Do not overwhelm yourself with all your stuff. Take one mess at a time. Then start sorting. Just remember, your … Continue reading

Coastal Courier · Jan 26, 2016

SolaBev, TerraCycle Announce Partnership

Boasting an improved capsule designed specifically for use in business and hospitality settings, SolaBev is the latest technology introduced to the single-serve beverage market. In addition to the ability to address the higher-volume needs of commercial enterprises, the company announced … Continue reading

Green Lodging News · Jan 26, 2016

Runners Prove Their Impact on Rodale 100

Already a legendary ultramarathoner and endurance runner, Scott Jurek added to his impressive career in 2015 when he thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail—all 2,189 miles across 14 states—in a record-breaking 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes.

Runner’s World · Jan 26, 2016

TerraCycle: Beauty Brigade on the Move

Most waste management companies today prefer more cost-effective disposal options, like incineration and landfilling, to recycling. But TerraCycle, founded in 2001 by then-Princeton University freshman Tom Szaky, rejects this approach to trashing traditionally “non-recyclable” materials. Today, TerraCycle is a highly … Continue reading

Rodale Publishing · Jan 25, 2016

Local Recycling Program Helps Food Bank

Recycling common household items just became charitable. Holy Spirit catholic school’s robotics team recently got involved with the company TerraCycle. The company’s primary focus is to take hard-to-recycle objects and repurpose them into new items. Right now, the students are only … Continue reading

KPVI.com · Jan 22, 2016

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