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TerraCycle in the news

The latest newspaper and magazine articles, blogs, and social content can be found below.

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News articles

55K cigarette butts saved from entering Inner Harbor, get new life as recycled products

From there, the Waterfront Partnership sends the cigarette litter to a recycling company, TerraCycle, which processes the litter into useful organics and plastics. The leftover tobacco and cigarette paper, which are considered organics, are added to non-food compost.

Jul 12, 2016

Henkel Launches Adhesives Recycling Program

Henkel, Trenton, New Jersey, is partnering with TerraCycle to become the first company to offer a recycling solution for anaerobic adhesives. Through the Adhesive Recycling Program, Henkel customers can purchase a postage-paid recycling box to fill with empty Loctite adhesive … Continue Reading

Jul 12, 2016

The Trend of Recycling Cosmetics Packaging

A more regenerative system in which collected waste materials are used as a resource to create new products is what recycling is actually about. For example, years ago my company TerraCycle partnered with Garnier to create thePersonal Care and Beauty … Continue Reading

Jul 12, 2016

5 Visually Stunning Coffee Table Books with Equally Powerful Messages

From “a world leader in the upcycling And recycling movement,” Terracycle has published a book that’s considered the “household primer to going and staying green.” What’s different about this book, though, is that it’s chock full of more than 200 … Continue Reading

Jul 12, 2016

Creating a Waste Free Campus at uOttawa: Part 2

When I say impractical what I really mean is expensive. Look at the company TerraCycle for example. They are a great organization who work with companies to recycle basically any product you can imagine. The catch…. they are pretty expensive. Let me … Continue Reading

Jul 12, 2016

LiveGreen: Med center named a ‘top collector’

We have been upcycling defunct writing instruments through Terracycle since 2012 and are honored to be a top collector in the nation. We have taken great strides in sustainability on campus and are so proud that we have been able … Continue Reading

Jul 11, 2016

Salem adds more, larger ‘butt bins’

Fifty new, larger-capacity “butt bins” are being added to the collection of bins already scattered around the downtown and other areas of the city. Salem’s Park Your Butts Here” campaign, a partnership with Terracycle’s Cigarette Waste Brigade, was  launched in … Continue Reading

Jul 10, 2016

Green Streak: Recent Environmentally Products And Procedures

As the first recycling solution for anaerobic adhesives, Henkel and TerraCycle partnered to give customers the option to use a postage-paid recycling box to fill with empty Loctiteadhesive containers. The package goes to TerraCycle, where the containers are thermally treated, then turned into … Continue Reading

Jul 8, 2016

Urbana summer camp starts recycling pilot program

The potato chip bags and Capri Sun pouches are part of specialized recycling programs run by TerraCycle, a company based in New Jersey. Richardson ships boxes packed with the recycling material to the company’s processing center. The program is free, … Continue Reading

Jul 8, 2016

Delmar Loop Designated as Green Dining District

Cigarette recycling containers are being installed in The Loop which will help keep cigarette butts out of the streets, sidewalks, and sewers. The cigarette butts are then sent to TerraCycle recycling center and melted into plastic, which is then molded into a variety of concrete products.

Jul 7, 2016