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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announces plan to recycle thousands of plastic bottles in Flint

A plan to recycle the thousands of plastic bottles being distributed to Flint residents during the water emergency was announced today by a coalition of state, Genesee County and City of Flint partners. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley said the goal … Continue reading · Jan 28, 2016

3D Brooklyn makes 3D printer filament out of non-recyclable plastics

Most of the single use plastic that comes into our lives can be recycled, but there are some items like chip and snack bags that can’t go in the recycling bin. 3D Brooklyn has partnered with TerraCycle, the company known … Continue reading

TreeHugger · Jan 27, 2016

Used snack bags can now be recycled into whatever you design

Typical recycling involves sending off your old cans, bottles, boxes and papers to be re-purposed somewhere far away, sight unseen. TerraCycle and 3D Brooklyn allow you to determine what gets made from recycled materials, thanks to a process that turns used chip and snack bags into plastic filament for use … Continue reading

Gizmag · Jan 27, 2016

De-clutter your life for a fresh new year

This is a great month for de-cluttering your life. Although any month will do, January is a fresh year. Start small. Do not overwhelm yourself with all your stuff. Take one mess at a time. Then start sorting. Just remember, your … Continue reading

Coastal Courier · Jan 26, 2016

SolaBev, TerraCycle Announce Partnership

Boasting an improved capsule designed specifically for use in business and hospitality settings, SolaBev is the latest technology introduced to the single-serve beverage market. In addition to the ability to address the higher-volume needs of commercial enterprises, the company announced … Continue reading

Green Lodging News · Jan 26, 2016

Runners Prove Their Impact on Rodale 100

Already a legendary ultramarathoner and endurance runner, Scott Jurek added to his impressive career in 2015 when he thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail—all 2,189 miles across 14 states—in a record-breaking 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes.

Runner’s World · Jan 26, 2016

TerraCycle: Beauty Brigade on the Move

Most waste management companies today prefer more cost-effective disposal options, like incineration and landfilling, to recycling. But TerraCycle, founded in 2001 by then-Princeton University freshman Tom Szaky, rejects this approach to trashing traditionally “non-recyclable” materials. Today, TerraCycle is a highly … Continue reading

Rodale Publishing · Jan 25, 2016

Local Recycling Program Helps Food Bank

Recycling common household items just became charitable. Holy Spirit catholic school’s robotics team recently got involved with the company TerraCycle. The company’s primary focus is to take hard-to-recycle objects and repurpose them into new items. Right now, the students are only … Continue reading · Jan 22, 2016

Learn about TerraCycling, Styrofoam recycling at library event

The next Eco-Action Tuesdays will feature two Monona residents who are champions for the environment: Matt Bolha will talk about Styrofoam recycling, and Teresa Radermacher will discuss TerraCycling. TerraCycling is a new way to recycle a wider variety of items … Continue reading

The Herald-Independent · Jan 22, 2016

Setting new standards in historically unsustainable industries

Now more than ever, multinational product companies and manufacturers are realizing the need for real, effective sustainability strategies. While, in many ways, we still very much live in a world of profits over planet, recent consumer trends and market analyses … Continue reading

TreeHugger · Jan 22, 2016