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News articles

The Traditional (and Flawed) Concept of the Circular Economy

At TerraCycle, we have evaluated every type of consumer waste and have found that nothing is beyond recycling. Thanks to our many corporate partners, such as Colgate, Garnier and Brita, we have successfully recycled post-consumer product and packaging waste into … Continue reading

May 26, 2016

A Second Life for LOCTITE

At TerraCycle, the empty LOCTITE bottles are cryogenically or thermally treated to cure the adhesive residue.  The bottles are then shredded and pelletized.  The pellets are turned into new plastic products – everything from garbage cans to paving stones, park … Continue reading

May 24, 2016

Playback: The World’s String Recycling Program

As the first company in the U.S. to recycle instrument strings, D’Addario hopes Playback will extend their existing sustainability efforts even further. The program is in partnership with TerraCycle, a company that has made recycling the unrecyclable their mission on … Continue reading

May 23, 2016

Hey Musicians, This Company Will Recycle Your Used Up Instrument Strings

To fix this, the company has teamed up with TerraCycle, a company that handles hard-to-recycle objects, like coffee capsules, pens, and plastic gloves.

May 23, 2016

The Music Industry’s Battle Against Plastic Junk

Guitar string maker D’Addario, in partnership with Terracycle, has created Playback, the first-ever string recycling program. Festivals and venues are also increasingly tracking information on the waste produced and recovered, posting waste reduction statistics on their websites as a badge of honor.

May 23, 2016

HRA continues work on cigarette butt recycling project

The Hastings Revitalization Association (HRA) will continue to work towards establishing a cigarette butt recycling program in the village. The organization is a few sponsors short of being able to launch a program in tandem with TerraCycle, a company that … Continue reading

May 23, 2016

HRA continues work on cigarette butt recycling project

TerraCycle takes the recyclable material and then re-purposes them into useable items. The company’s cigarette butt recycling program has been in Canada since 2012. The collected butts are recycled into plastic pellets to make industrial products like plastic shipping pallets.

May 23, 2016

Steppingstone chief named head of association

Beechview PTA is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive, Meijer and TerraCycle. Beechview PTA will earn one ‘Playground Credit’ for each unit of oral care waste, such … Continue reading

May 23, 2016

D’Addario Announces New String Recycling Program

In partnership with global recycling organization TerraCycle, D’Addario has unveiled Playback, the world’s first industry-wide string recycling program. Musicians can take their used strings – regardless of the brand – to participating dealers for safe recycling, earning reward points for … Continue reading

May 22, 2016

You can now recycle guitar strings thanks to D’Addario

The company is working on the program with recycling organisation TerraCycle, and although it’s currently only available in the US, we hope to see it expanded worldwide. You can sign up for D’Addario Playback now.

May 22, 2016

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