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News articles

Make Garbage Great By Tom Szaky and Albe Zakes

Fully titled Make Garbage Great: The TerraCycle Family Guide to a Zero-Waste Lifestyle this book is AWESOME! It’s a large hardbound, 224 page, book.  You will find fascinating information, little-known facts, awesome graphics, and colorful images on every page.

Marsha's Spot · Nov 5, 2015

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 … Continue reading

Yahoo News · Nov 5, 2015

Marketing on a Shoestring

TerraCycle, Inc. started in 2001 when CEO and Founder Tom Szaky dropped out of Princeton University after his freshman year to sell liquefied worm poop in a reused soda bottle, for fertilizer purposes. Despite having little brand recognition and only … Continue reading

Consumer Goods Technology · Nov 5, 2015

Mountain View Elementary in Broomfield cleaning up by recycling

Karen Marietta, who leads the school’s TerraCycle program, said since it began in 2011, faculty and students have recycled more than 204,000 items from plastic cereal bags and snack pouches to Elmer’s glue sticks and plastic tape dispensers. “It’s between … Continue reading

Broomfield Enterprise · Nov 4, 2015

Gift guide for hippies

7. Mail bag pouch Once a USPS mail carrier’s bag, this heavy-duty zippered pouch is just the right size to hold your life — ID, cash, kes, credit cards, change. The canvas has been distressed the honest way. Weathered graphics … Continue reading

Dirt Magazine · Nov 4, 2015

Students Honored for Recycling Efforts

The Hain Celestial Group has announced that members of the recycling club at Pinecrest High School are among the nation’s top 10 collectors of snack bags in The Hain Celestial Group Snack Bag Brigade, a free, national recycling program created … Continue reading

ThePilot.com · Nov 3, 2015

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 … Continue reading

Yahoo News · Nov 2, 2015

All Saints earns money from recycling

All Saints has earned more than $150 by collecting empty applesauce pouches to recycle through a partnership with TerraCycle, Inc., which collects and re-purposes hard-to-recycle, post-consumer waste ranging from used potato chip bags to cigarette butts. The waste is collected … Continue reading

Hometown Life · Nov 2, 2015

Trash Tutorial: Where to put Halloween leftovers the day after

Candy wrappers: These go in the trash, since most wrappers are made from a nonrecyclable plastic film. Terracycle.org, however, does accept some candy wrappers as part of its various “brigades.” Schools can earn money by choosing a brigade to participate … Continue reading

Providence Journal · Nov 2, 2015

Sammamish students save environment through recycling program

Students at Cascade Ridge Elementary School are saving the environment one applesauce pouch at a time. The school is making a difference this year by recycling their lunchtime waste with TerraCycle, a leader in the collection and repurposing of hard-to-recycle … Continue reading

The Issaquah Press · Nov 2, 2015