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Zero waste is all the rage, but is it realistic?

From zero waste supply chains, zero waste blogs, and products that facilitate a zero waste lifestyle, the concept of zero waste has taken the world by storm. But is zero waste actually an achievable goal? The fact is that there … Continue reading

TreeHugger · Feb 5, 2016

TerraCycle brings cigarette butt recycling to Columbia, MO

Dive Brief: The city of Columbia MO’s Downtown Community Improvement District has bought and installed 18 cigarette boxes downtown to collect filters and has ordered 32 more at $50 each from TerraCycle, a Trenton, NJ recycling company. The cigarette waste is shipped … Continue reading

WasteDive.com · Feb 3, 2016

How TerraCycle uses Instagram to tell their story and build trust

 TerraCycle is a leader in waste collection, repurposing it into innovative materials and products. The company works with over 110 brands worldwide and 60 million people in 21 countries to collect non-recyclable, post-consumer waste for upcycling and recycling.

HootSuite · Feb 1, 2016

Terracycle and Solabev Partner to Introduce Zero Coffee Waste for Businesses

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

Coffee Talk Magazine · Jan 31, 2016

Robotics winners at Holy Spirit school

The robots are battery-powered, but it is the cumulative energy that comes from wanting to learn that propelled the students at Holy Spirit Catholic School to take home a collection of trophies at the December regional LEGO Robotics League tournament. … Continue reading

Idaho State Journal · Jan 31, 2016

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

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