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News articles

Clare: The next step is reducing waste

If they are put into our SSR bins, they will compromise the quality of other plastics recycled with them. Other tidbits of information about waste/recycling can be found in “Make Garbage Great” by Tom Szaky and Albe Zakes.

Norwood · Sep 28, 2015

TerraCycle Events coming up -Tomorrow- Sept. 26th from 2pm to 4pm outside the Coop.

WHAT’S BEING COLLECTED: *Toothpaste tubes, any brand and size (toothbrushes OK too) *Baby food pouches and caps (any brand) *Energy bar wrappers (any brand but only energy bars—no other wrappers please)

Ecokvetch: The Environmental Committee Blog · Sep 28, 2015

Turning trash into cash for the Farmington Pet Adoption Center

Farmington residents Danielle and Randy Hall started collecting trash about two years ago and cashing it in through TerraCycle to help the Farmington Pet Adoption Center, their favorite charity. It requires a collective effort to accumulate enough trash for a … Continue reading

Daily Journal · Sep 28, 2015

Bulletin Board: Former Kutztown High singing group to hold reunion concert

Zion Evangelical Congregational Church, 57 N. Church St., Mohnton, has become a collection point for plastic cereal bags in the MOM Brands Cereal Bag Brigade for TerraCycle. By collecting MOM Brands cereal packaging, residents help divert cereal bags from landfills. … Continue reading

Reading Eagle · Sep 28, 2015

Amazing Ways To Re-Use Baby Food Pouches

TerraCycle them! TerraCycle makes consumer products from pre-consumer and post-consumer waste and by reusing other waste materials. It’s free, simply join a baby food pouch brigade, collect your pouches in a box, print their free shipping label and mail them … Continue reading

When Tara Met Blog · Sep 25, 2015

Students in Portland Partner with TerraCycle To Reduce Waste

Amy Hash, a Portland parent at Northside Elementary, works with TerraCycle to collect waste and prevent it from going to the landfill.

KOIN-TV · Sep 24, 2015

TerraCycle helps Ore. students repurpose waste

TerraCycle, Inc. was founded in 2001 by then 20-year-old Tom Szaky who produced organic fertilizer by packaging liquefied worm poop in used soda bottles. “Along the way, we developed into this totally different company of recycling the unrecyclable,” Taylor explained. … Continue reading

KOIN-TV · Sep 24, 2015

The Ultimate Recycling Chart

The New Jersey based Terracycle organizes programs for hard-to-recycle items, like baby food squeeze packs, Tetra Paks, toothbrushes, wisp flossers, Tupperware, Nespresso Capsules, Scotch Tape, shoes, wine boxes, pet food bags, pens, and more. While a few of these items … Continue reading · Sep 24, 2015

Dixon Elementary Wants to Win a New Playground!

Dixon Elementary hopes to win a playground in the Drink Pouch Brigade Milestone program with TerraCycle. To win they just need 200,000 more pouches and they have collected 110,000 pouches so far.

WITN-TV · Sep 24, 2015

PUR, Brita Make Recyclable Filtration Components

Brita and PUR have partnered with TerraCycle to create recycling programs for their pitchers, bottles, filters, dispensers, faucet mounts and all packaging, effectively making the water filtration products 100% waste-free. For every recyclable Brita water filter used, 300 plastic bottles … Continue reading

Water Quality Products · Sep 23, 2015