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TerraCycle in the news

The latest newspaper and magazine articles, blogs, and social content can be found below.

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News articles

The Music Industry’s Battle Against Plastic Junk

Guitar string maker D’Addario, in partnership with Terracycle, has created Playback, the first-ever string recycling program. Festivals and venues are also increasingly tracking information on the waste produced and recovered, posting waste reduction statistics on their websites as a badge of honor.

May 23, 2016

HRA continues work on cigarette butt recycling project

The Hastings Revitalization Association (HRA) will continue to work towards establishing a cigarette butt recycling program in the village. The organization is a few sponsors short of being able to launch a program in tandem with TerraCycle, a company that … Continue reading

May 23, 2016

HRA continues work on cigarette butt recycling project

TerraCycle takes the recyclable material and then re-purposes them into useable items. The company’s cigarette butt recycling program has been in Canada since 2012. The collected butts are recycled into plastic pellets to make industrial products like plastic shipping pallets.

May 23, 2016

Steppingstone chief named head of association

Beechview PTA is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive, Meijer and TerraCycle. Beechview PTA will earn one ‘Playground Credit’ for each unit of oral care waste, such … Continue reading

May 23, 2016

D’Addario Announces New String Recycling Program

In partnership with global recycling organization TerraCycle, D’Addario has unveiled Playback, the world’s first industry-wide string recycling program. Musicians can take their used strings – regardless of the brand – to participating dealers for safe recycling, earning reward points for … Continue reading

May 22, 2016

You can now recycle guitar strings thanks to D’Addario

The company is working on the program with recycling organisation TerraCycle, and although it’s currently only available in the US, we hope to see it expanded worldwide. You can sign up for D’Addario Playback now.

May 22, 2016

Going Green: D’Addario Introduces String Recycling Program—with Reward Points!

When D’Addario & Co. teamed up recently with the global recycling organization TerraCycle to create Playback, a safe and independent way to recycle instrument strings, the string manufacturer discovered an untapped market.

May 22, 2016

NY-based maker of instrument accessories starts first string recycling program

Now, the company has launched the first-ever instrument string recycling program called Playback in partnership with the company TerraCycle — which collects and repurposes hard-to-recycle products such as chip bags and cigarette butts.

May 22, 2016

The Music Industry’s Battle Against Plastic Junk

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard the stats: Plastic is flooding our world. Our oceans bear the burden of five continent-sized mass accumulations of plastic, and unless our ravenous consumption of it changes, scientists predict there will be more plastic … Continue reading

May 22, 2016

Students recycle to compete for playground

Jefferson East Elementary is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive, Meijer and TerraCycle. The school will earn one credit for each empty toothpaste tube or floss container … Continue reading

May 20, 2016

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