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Flanders Elementary Wins a Playground Made From Oral Care Waste

Flanders Elementary in Southington, CT competed with over 100 schools from 6 states to win a playground from Colgate, Shoprite and TerraCycle. The playground is made from Oral Care Waste collected through the Oral Care Brigade.

WVIT-HFD (NBC) · Oct 23, 2015

Flanders Elementary Wins a Playground Made From Oral Care Waste

Flanders Elementary in Southington, CT competed with over 100 schools from 6 states to win a playground from Colgate, Shoprite and TerraCycle. The playground is made from Oral Care Waste collected through the Oral Care Brigade.

WBBJ-DT3 (CBS) · Oct 23, 2015

Flanders Elementary Wins a Playground Made From Oral Care Waste

Flanders Elementary in Southington, CT competed with over 100 schools from 6 states to win a playground from Colgate, Shoprite and TerraCycle. The playground is made from Oral Care Waste collected through the Oral Care Brigade.

WTVA (NBC) News Today · Oct 23, 2015

Flanders Elementary Wins a Playground Made From Oral Care Waste

Flanders Elementary in Southington, CT competed with over 100 schools from 6 states to win a playground from Colgate, Shoprite and TerraCycle. The playground is made from Oral Care Waste collected through the Oral Care Brigade.

KRDO (ABC) · Oct 23, 2015

‘Caped Crusade’ Friday in downtown Asheboro

Zoo School crews in 2013 and 2014 collected nearly 17,000 butts on the two cleanup days. Those cigarette butts were recycled through Terracycle. The paper and tobacco is turned into non-food compost and the fibers of the filters are mixed … Continue reading

Courier Tribune online · Oct 23, 2015

5 Wastes You Didn’t Know Could Be Recycled

TerraCycle, based in New Jersey, collects cigarette butts to make plastic lumber for pallets, benches, and whatever else requires lumber. The fibers could also be used for fabric.

Sustainablog · Oct 22, 2015

Recycling Wins Southington Elementary School New Playground

Students were informed back in March about a contest by recycling company Terracycle. The company partnered with Colgate and ShopRite to award students the new playground. FES competed with over 100 schools from six states.

WVIT Online: NBC Connecticut · Oct 22, 2015

School wins playground made of recycled dental products

The competition was sponsored by Shop Rite and Colgate, and the playground comes from TerraCycle, a company that makes playgrounds from recycled material. “We’re able to do that because we collect so many toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes,” TerraCycle’s Director of … Continue reading

WTNH-TV Online · Oct 21, 2015

Zeeland Christian School named second runner-up in Recycled Playground Challenge

Zeeland Christian School recently was named second runner-up in this year’s Recycled Playground Challenge courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive, Meijer and TerraCycle. The school earned credits through recycling waste and online votes to win the contest. The school’s reward includes 500 Colgate … Continue reading

Holland Sentinel · Oct 21, 2015

Saving Cats with Cereal

For the past five to six years, the owner of Pharcraft, an arts and crafts supply store in Florence, has been collecting various plastics to send to TerraCycle. The New Jersey-based waste management company gives Mr. Hoch points for his … Continue reading

Williamson County Sun · Oct 21, 2015