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Iowa crayon recycling program shows cost of handling unique items

Dive Brief: The Hurstville Interpretive Center in Maquoketa, IA, home to the Jackson County conservation department, has been attracting attention for its crayon recycling efforts in recent months, as reported by WQAD. Students and residents have become engaged in the program, bringing … Continue Reading

May 22, 2017

Hively Avenue Preschool competing for playground made of recycled toothpaste tubes, floss

ELKHART — Hively Avenue Preschool is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the third annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive, Meijer and TerraCycle. Hively Avenue Preschool will earn one “Playground Credit” for each unit … Continue Reading

Elkhart Truth · May 19, 2017

The power of recycling – St. Katharine Drexel Catholic School enters recycling contest for a new playground.

Who knew old toothpaste tubes and floss containers could bring joy to students? The innovative recycling company TerraCycle did. This year, in conjunction with Colgate and ShopRite, TerraCycle is hosting its fourth annual Recycled Playground Challenge, during which hundreds of … Continue Reading

Bensalem Times Online · May 19, 2017

TerraCycle With 4-H

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – Lincoln County 4-H is involved with a national recycling project and is asking you to help gather hard-to-recycle waste for our 2017 Terracycle Recycling Project. Waste items may include: drink pouches, salty snack bags, toothpaste, health and … Continue Reading

Lincoln Herald · May 18, 2017

Since You Can’t Sell It, Here’s What to Do With an Expired Car Seat

You can finally get rid of that expired car seat that’s been chillin’ in the garage forever We overlook expiration dates on a lot of things, but a car seat is one expiration date that should definitely not be ignored. … Continue Reading · May 18, 2017

Trash diverted into treasure at A.G. Baillie Memorial School

Noah Fievet and Sam Wagner, students at A.G. Baillie Memorial School, show the recyclables collected by the school that will be turned into new products, while also raising money for the school. NEW GLASGOW – A.G. Baillie Memorial School is … Continue Reading

The News - New Glasgow Online · May 18, 2017

Paradise Knoll competing in playground challenge

OAK RIDGE — Paradise Knoll Green Team is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the fourth annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than … Continue Reading

The Advertiser-News South · May 17, 2017

Coast Cleanup Awareness Day

The Ocean Blue Project, whose main focus is to protect and conserve the environment through education and by providing service learning projects, has some exciting news. Founder Richard Arterbury and his team’s efforts gained the attention of Governor Kate Brown, … Continue Reading

Corvallis Advocate · May 17, 2017

From butts to benches: Help bring cigarette recycling to Philly

If ripping butts were an arena sporting event, Philly would show up wheezing and take home the title belt every year. We have more cigarette smokers than any of the 10 largest U.S. cities, according to the Centers for Disease … Continue Reading

Philadelphia Weekly · May 16, 2017

2017 be Waste Wise Pioneers List – Organizations

We are proud to announce the 2017 be Waste Wise Pioneers List which recognizes the 30 organizations that are effectively sharing solutions to waste management and stories about their work. We analyzed 900 social media accounts to find this year’s Pioneers, an increase from 750 in … Continue Reading · May 15, 2017