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Still, if your favorite pack of gum comes wrapped in foil-paper and you can’t bear to change brands, you may want to consider getting azero waste box from TerraCycle for your home or office. Once you’ve saved up a nice stockpile, … Continue readingJun 8, 2016
An environmentally conscious youngster, Leighton was first introduced to Upcycling in his Third Grade classroom. Sustainable Westford’s Upcycle It! Program encourages local schools to collect items such as granola bar wrappers and chip bags, that can’t typically be recycled. These … Continue readingJun 8, 2016
In addition to its traditional recycling and composting projects, TerraCycle, founded in 2001, engages in a practice it calls “upcycling”, whereby trash isn’t entirely melted down but rather reused and remade into sellable new forms. One example: children’s backpacks that … Continue readingJun 8, 2016
Longfellow Elementary School is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the second annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than 250 stores in the … Continue readingJun 8, 2016
Aside from reuse, what viable solutions for plastic bag waste are there? You—and most consumers—might be surprised to learn there are a couple other options, as TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky enlightens us.Jun 6, 2016
Colgate-Palmolive, for example, is one of TerraCycle’s largest key partners with a multi-fold commitment to sustainability. Regardless of brand, Colgate allows all oral care products and packaging to be recycled through their sponsorship of the Colgate Oral Care Recycling Program, … Continue readingJun 6, 2016
The teacher received a $25 gift certificate to the store of her choice, a cork board made out of wine corks from TerraCycle, reams of recycled paper and a membership to Resource Depot.Jun 6, 2016
They collect cigarette butts separately because they can be recycled. Trash Tramps organizer Nancy Schulz says they bring the butts to the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District office, and they eventually make their way to a New Jersey recycling … Continue readingJun 6, 2016
DePaolo Middle School is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the second annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than 250 stores in the … Continue readingJun 6, 2016
One of TerraCycle’s longtime partners, MOM Brands (Malt-O-Meal Company), rejects the common cereal packaging setup, instead packaging its cereal brands in a re-sealable plastic bag that creates 75 percent less packaging waste than comparably sized cereal boxes. What’s more, MOM Brands’ cereal bags … Continue readingJun 5, 2016