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10 Self-Care Tips for the New Year

It’s a new year, and I know it sounds so cliche, but it’s a great time to start fresh, make some resolutions and work on improving certain areas of your life. This year, I will be working more on self-care. … Continue Reading

Sincerely Mindy blog · Jan 6, 2017

This Mental Shift Will Help You Protect The Planet

Topics like natural resource depletion, climate change, landfill waste, and water contamination are often presented with a side of “fire and brimstone,” causing them to seem negative and inaccessible. However, a touch of mindfulness can make sustainable living much more … Continue Reading

mindbodygreen · Jan 5, 2017


Blister packs, top foil and contact lenses have not been widely recycled…until now. Bausch + Lomb has partnered with TerraCycle for the ONE by ONE Recycling Program so that you and your patients can recycle contact lenses properly. Bausch + … Continue Reading

Optometric Office · Jan 5, 2017

Recycling effort hits fundraising milestone at Winnequah School

Almost everyone knows about recycling paper, cardboard, aluminum cans, plastic bottles and glass. But, what about those potato chip bags, energy bars wrappers, toothpaste tubes and cereal bags? Ask a student at Winnequah School, and you’ll find the answer – … Continue Reading

HGN News · Jan 3, 2017

TerraCycle 2016 Recap: Looking Back on Our 15th Year

This year was one of historic significance. The global community had a front-row seat to developments on the world-stage of international politics, the movements of which have implications for this coming year and all those to follow. More connected by … Continue Reading

Huffington Post · Dec 31, 2016

Bausch + Lomb launches contact lens recycling program

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, has launched a national recycling program to provide Americans with a responsible option for their otherwise non-recyclable contact lenses and blister packs. By partnering with recycling company TerraCycle to create the … Continue Reading

Packaging Strategies · Dec 30, 2016

Study: Cigarette butts are most common type of litter on Chicago’s beaches

Dive Brief: A new study from Loyola University Chicago has found that cigarette butts are still the most common type of litter found at local beaches even though lakefront smoking has been banned since 2007, as reported by the Chicago … Continue Reading

Waste Dive · Dec 28, 2016

TerraCycle and Colgate-Palmolive Company Launch New Oral Care Sustainability Initiative

  TerraCycle’s national programs repurpose and recycle non-recyclable waste materials, such as cigarette butts, snack packaging and beauty products, etc.   TerraCycle China joins Colgate-Palmolive Company in announcing the Colgate Oral Care National Recycling Program — This is an inaugural … Continue Reading

Waste 360 · Dec 27, 2016

Because You Asked: How Should I Dispose of Broken Luggage?

Holiday travel may take a toll on your old suitcases, but don’t give up on them yet. With some creativity, they can still be useful.   Dear Recyclebank: What is the best way to dispose of, or repurpose, broken luggage? … Continue Reading

Recyclebank · Dec 27, 2016

Brands are using social media to reach #consciousconsumers

Consumers increasingly want to patronize the types of companies that demonstrate an alignment with their personal values. This marketplace shift can be largely attributed to consumers of Millennial age, who are now the nation’s largest living generation and make up a quarter … Continue Reading

Treehugger · Dec 23, 2016