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D’Addario announces “Playback” – the first ever instrument string recycling program in partnership with Terracycle

D’Addario, the world’s largest maker of instrument strings and accessories, has been a pioneer in sustainability for decades – from environmentally responsible packaging to robust tree re-planting programs. The company is taking its environmental commitment even further in 2016 with … Continue reading

Recycling Product News · Feb 25, 2016

Are Americans willing to pay for zero waste packaging?

At my company, TerraCycle, we’re always asking ourselves what the next recycling innovation we can bring to consumers might be. Our first answer came in the form of free consumer-facing collection and recycling programs (sponsored by major brands and consumer … Continue reading

Packaging Digest · Feb 25, 2016

Mom Hair

I never said motherhood was easy, throw a third kid into the mix and things get even more interesting. My youngest is now a month old and technically, I am still on maternity leave but while on leave, I wanted … Continue reading · Feb 24, 2016

A Green Business Recycles the ‘Un-Recyclable’

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” as the saying goes. For TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky, it was more than a saying—it was also his business plan. Founded in 2003, TerraCycle takes your garbage—everything and anything you could throw away or … Continue reading

Women of Green · Feb 24, 2016

Please vote for POP each day – TerraCycle Grant Contest

Promise of Peace Gardens is in the running to win an outdoor garden! Vote for Promise of Peace once a day – EVERY DAY! Voting ends May 15, 2016. From the TerraCycle website: Garnier and TerraCycle are partnering to build … Continue reading

Promise of Peace · Feb 22, 2016

Staples teams with TerraCycle to provide Zero Waste Boxes

Staples is partnering with TerraCycle, the world’s leader in the collection and repurposing of hard-to-recycle, post-consumer waste to provide a zero-waste solution to its customers. Staples customers can now purchase Zero Waste Boxes from the company’s website, allowing them to recycle a … Continue reading · Feb 19, 2016

Crain students double recycling efforts from previous year

Matthew Hamilton, accompanied by other Crain Elementary School students, stood in front of a classroom answering questions fielded by a marketing account manager about his feelings on recycling. “I’m really nervous,” Matthew, 10, said. “Recycling is important to me because … Continue reading

Victoria Advocate · Feb 19, 2016

Wood-Ridge Public Education Foundation Expands TerraCycle Program

The Wood Ridge Public Education Foundation is expanding its Terracycle recycling programs. TerraCycle collects difficult-to-recycle waste and repurposes the material into unique products. All residents can now participate by dropping off drink pouches at the Wood Ridge Civic Center. The … Continue reading

Ridgefield Park · Feb 19, 2016

Terracycle’s ‘Zero-Waste Boxes’ Hit the US Market

US consumers will now be easily able to recycle anything from coffee capsules to old lightbulbs following the arrival of “zero-waste boxes” to the US market. Recycling specialists TerraCycle’s zero-waste boxes are now available on the US website of office … Continue reading

Solid Waste & Recycling · Feb 19, 2016


While some electronics manufacturers will allow for the salvaging of certain reusable parts from their used products, Apple insists they be destroyed, an effort to thwart the production of fake Apple products. That’s according to Tim Culpan writing for, which … Continue reading

Resource-Recycling · Feb 18, 2016

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