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TerraCycle in the news

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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

Sammamish Review · Nov 2, 2015

Halloween Blasts from the Pasts

And of course there’s me, in my Capri Sun Dress, Halloween 2009!  I can’t even tell you how heavy that was!  All juice pouches went to TerraCycle, and only a few safety pin stabs were mine!

Green Team Gazette · Nov 2, 2015

TerraCycle Update

Today at assembly we learned about TerraCycle with Susan Whitman!  She reminded us of all the products we use each day that can often be TerraCycled.  Did you know that juice boxes have to be thrown away in the garbage, … Continue reading

Richmond Elementary School blog · Nov 2, 2015

5 Tips to Becoming a Sustainable Black Friday Shopper!

You can also check out online stores like Etsy for creative homemade products made with secondhand materials. TerraCycle, for instance, has an Etsy shop featuring a variety of items made entirely out of waste!

Dish Magazine · Nov 2, 2015

8 Tips for Hosting a ‘Green’ Thanksgiving

Consider making something like an edible cornucopia as your centerpiece, and decorate with a variety of autumn leaves, pinecones, and seasonal fruit or gourds. The Design Junkies here at TerraCycle have also created some simple do-it-yourself projects to help you … Continue reading

Dish Magazine · Nov 2, 2015

Saving Lake Tahoe: one butt at a time – Toree’s Stories

Take it a step farther and recycle the cigarette butts you collect. Check out to find out how. According to their website, nearly 40 million butts have been collected so far which are recycled into a variety of industrial … Continue reading

Sierra Sun · Oct 29, 2015

Despite winning sustainability award, NU students can be more conscious

Students should consider working with the sustainability office to send these cups to a company such as TerraCycle which will accept No. 6 plastic for free. Even if this program is already being used by a small number of students, … Continue reading

The Daily Northwestern · Oct 29, 2015

Flanders unveils new, entirely recycled playground

The school earned the playground after winning the TerraCycle Recycled Playground Challenge earlier this year. Flanders joined schools from across the state and throughout New York, New Jersey, Penn., Delaware, and Maryland, who were participating in the Colgate Oral Care … Continue reading

Southington Observer Online · Oct 29, 2015

Bear Tavern Elementary School Uses Trout to Teach Across Curriculum and Joins Eco-Schools USA

In addition to learning with trout, Bear Tavern students also help maintain an onsite food garden, partake in a TerraCycle recycling program and create art projects throughout the year using recycled materials. The school’s butterfly garden is also recognized as … Continue reading

New Jersey Patch · Oct 28, 2015

Arapahoe County Elementary School named top collector in recycling program

Students at Sandburg Elementary School are among the top collectors of snack bags in The Hain Celestial Group Snack Bag Brigade, a free, national recycling program created by The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. and TerraCycle. By collecting used snack bags … Continue reading

Denver Post: Your Hub · Oct 27, 2015