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News articles

National news briefs — compiled July 13

A recycling initiative collected 55,000 cigarette butts during its first six months in the Harbor East neighborhood, according to a news release. The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore started the program by installing 15 recycling receptacles and now plans to expand … Continue Reading

Jul 13, 2016

Recycling program collects 55,000 cigarette butts from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in six months

The Waterfront Partnership used TerraCycle, an international recycling company, to transform the cigarette waste into useful products, such as compost and shipping pallets. TerraCycle’s Cigarette Waste Bridge is a free national recycling program aimed to reduce cigarette waste.  

Jul 13, 2016

Going green Pet stores participate in recycling program

Indiana’s locally owned Speck’s Pet Supply stores have gone green by becoming official drop off locations for Earthborn Holistic and TerraCycle’s recycling program. While pet owners often consider the impact packaged pet food has on their pets, the same consideration … Continue Reading

Jul 13, 2016

R.S. Hughes Providing Turnkey Packaging Recycling Program

 R.S. Hughes, an industrial distributor specializing in abrasives, adhesives and sealants, is working with Henkel and TerraCycle to provide turnkey recycling solutions for anaerobic adhesive packaging. As part of the Anaerobic Adhesive Recycling Program sponsored by adhesives manufacturer Henkel, R.S. Hughes is outfitting key … Continue Reading

Jul 13, 2016

Henkel Launches Adhesives Recycling Program

Henkel, a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, including the Loctite® brand, is partnering with TerraCycle to become the first company to offer a recycling solution for anaerobic adhesives. Through the Adhesive Recycling Program, Henkel customers can purchase a … Continue Reading

Jul 13, 2016

Salem to Add 50 New Cigarette “Butt Bins”

They foul our water and harm marine life and birds,” stated Susan Yochelson, a member of SalemRecycles and Outreach Coordinator for Salem Sound Coastwatch, in the announcement. Salem kicked off the campaign in September of 2015, placing bins around downtown … Continue Reading

Jul 13, 2016

Office Depot Launches Binder Recycling Program for Back-to-School Shoppers in Partnership with TerraCycle

The program is in partnership with TerraCycle, a company whose primary objective is to recycle waste that is typically considered non-recyclable. Consumers find recycling to be the most easily understood component of sustainability, and Office Depot is partnering with TerraCycle … Continue Reading

Jul 13, 2016

Office Depot Launches Binder Recycling Program for Back-to-School Shoppers in Partnership with TerraCycle

The program is in partnership with TerraCycle, a company whose primary objective is to recycle waste that is typically considered non-recyclable. Consumers find recycling to be the most easily understood component of sustainability, and Office Depot is partnering with TerraCycle … Continue Reading

Jul 13, 2016

55,000 cigarette butts collected in Baltimore waterfront area in 6 months

The Waterfront Partnership used TerraCycle, an international recycling company, to transform the cigarette waste into useful products, such as compost and shipping pallets. TerraCycle’s Cigarette Waste Bridge is a free national recycling program aimed to reduce cigarette waste.

Jul 12, 2016

55K cigarette butts saved from entering Inner Harbor, get new life as recycled products

From there, the Waterfront Partnership sends the cigarette litter to a recycling company, TerraCycle, which processes the litter into useful organics and plastics. The leftover tobacco and cigarette paper, which are considered organics, are added to non-food compost.

Jul 12, 2016