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Albert Zakes, 63, is the proud beneficiary of reverse nepotism. He owes his job as general counsel at Terracycle, an international upcycling and recycling company based in Trenton, to his 30-year-old son, Albe Zakes, the company’s global vice president of … Continue readingNJ Biz · Jan 4, 2016
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 readingInhabitat · Dec 30, 2015
Audubon Elementary School students in Foster City helped keep garbage out of local landfills by participating in a program which encouraged recycling their lunchtime waste. Local students recycled 1,441 empty apple sauce pouches through participation in a corporate partnership between … Continue readingSan Mateo Daily Journal · Dec 22, 2015
As Chief Design Junkie at TerraCycle, Tiffany Threadgould has a unique job description: transform trash into treasure. “TerraCycle runs programs where we collect hard-to-recycle materials. So, things that don’t go into your regular municipal recycling,” she explained. Items like toothbrushes, … Continue readingNJTV Online · Dec 21, 2015
EAST PEORIA — The Thinkinators are thinking again. The FIRST LEGO League Robotics team — consisting of teammates from Bolin School, Central Junior High School and East Peoria Community High School — presented its five-minute skit to teachers, parents and … Continue readingEast Peoria Times-Courier · Dec 16, 2015
Open Farm is the first ethically raised and sourced dog food on the market. The company is based in Canada and says it is rooted in the belief that the best ingredients are grown and raised by farmers who respect the land and … Continue readingThatmutt.com · Dec 16, 2015
Does 3D printing have promise for reinventing manufacturing, as well as some other specialized tasks? Yes… but, for now, it still strikes me as a way to produce tchotchkes, knick-knacks, and trinkets (the word the Christian Science Monitor chose). But if the … Continue readingSustainablog · Dec 15, 2015
When 3D printing and design studio 3D Brooklyn got overwhelmed by the plastic waste the company generated within a short period of time, founder Will Haude wanted to take action and reduce some of that waste by using recycled materials. Haude turned to … Continue reading3Printr.com · Dec 14, 2015
CLINTON – The Hunterdon Art Museum is working to conserve the environment by recycling foil-lined wrappers in TerraCycle’s Energy Bar Wrapper Brigade, sponsored by Larabar energy bars. Despite being new to the program, the museum is one of the top collectors … Continue readingHunterdon Review · Dec 12, 2015
A 3D printing company sells trinkets made from plastic bags, such as the ones that typically contain potato chips, that can’t normally be recycled.Christian Science Monitor Online · Dec 12, 2015