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Everyday Things You Aren’t Recycling, but Should Be

Toothbrushes We assume 10 out of 10 dentists want you to recycle your toothbrush. Unless one of those dentists just hates the earth (RIP Cecil the Lion). TerraCycle recycles toothbrushes, as well as other items that don’t quite fit the recycling … Continue reading · Oct 8, 2015

Westwood Village unveils plan for smokers to snuff it and stuff it

In partnership with TerraCycle Inc., a New Jersey recycler, the nonprofit group recently installed 15 long, gray receptacles for recycling cigarette butts. The association invested about $1,000 in the program, the first of its kind in Los Angeles. It is … Continue reading

Los Angeles Times · Oct 6, 2015

Clinton residents can recycle cereal bags to earn money for charity

Basil Bandwagon is a collector of cereal bags in the MOM Brands Cereal Bag Brigade, a free, national recycling program created by MOM Brands and TerraCycle. By collecting MOM Brands cereal packaging, they help divert cereal bags from landfills. Clinton … Continue reading · Oct 5, 2015

School Recycling Challenge getting ready to launch

The collected challenge materials will be recycled through TerraCycle, an organization focusing on non-traditional recycling. “We hope everyone in our community will get excited about this,” she said. “It’s an easy and effective way to keep material out of landfills … Continue reading

The Brunswick News · Oct 5, 2015

Dutch Hill Elementary students sort recycling, compost, trash

A program through New Jersey recycling company TerraCycle also allows the school to collect bags of used Capri Sun pouches and turn them in for cash. They netted about $100 last year. Some students are in a hurry to get … Continue reading · Oct 2, 2015

How one company is making cigarette butt recycling not only possible, but popular

Known as the Cigarette Waste Brigade, TerraCycle’s effort to make recycling cigarettes easier for smokers is a first-of-its-kind program according to Albe Zakes, VP of communications at the company, who told Fusion that “before TerraCycle cigarettes weren’t recyclable.” Since kicking off in … Continue reading

Fusion · Oct 2, 2015

Schools hopes recycling will lead to new playground

Dixon Elementary is a participant in the Capri Sun Milestone Contest and is in the running to win a playground by collecting and recycling used drink pouches. The contest is hosted by Capri Sun and TerraCycle. The school has collected … Continue reading

The Daily News · Oct 1, 2015

The three best things to do in New York today

With Halloween just weeks away, it’s not too early to start working on decorations! Discover how to turn used soda cans into votive-candles with “design junkies” TerraCycle at this installment of Etsy Craft Night.

Time Out New York · Oct 1, 2015

TerraCycle’s upcycled soda can Halloween luminaries

The TerraCycle design team is headed to the Brooklyn Etsy Labs to lead the October session of Etsy Craft Night. This Thursday, October 1, attendees of the free DIY event will learn to make candle luminaries out of upcycled soda cans. … Continue reading

Craft Gossip · Oct 1, 2015

New Westwood receptacles to reduce cigarette waste

The Westwood Village Improvement Association, also known as the BID, installed long gray TerraCycle receptacles on street poles earlier this month. The program cost the BID about $1,000, but the recycling company TerraCycle will send the BID money or furniture … Continue reading

The Daily Bruin · Sep 28, 2015