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Arcola student volunteers work at Eagleville Elementary School, Lower Providence

Nineteen students from the eighth grade at Arcola Intermediate School traveled to the elementary school on Summit Avenue to help the younger children by making lunchtime games, repairing books and re-shelving them in the library and packaging recycled juice bags … Continue Reading

Montgomery Life · Jan 23, 2014


Working together with over 110 brands globally and 30 million people in 22 countries, TerraCycle and its supporters collect non-recyclable, post-consumer waste to upcycle and recycle. Today, TerraCycle is considered a leader in waste collection, repurposing it into innovative materials and products. … Continue Reading

Real Business · Jan 23, 2014

Trash For Ca$h Success

Thanks to Chatham Park’s very large first shipment of drink pouches they collected for Trash to Ca$h, we received points from TerraCycle as well as earned multiple entries into the Drink Pouch Brigade Giveaway Contest….and are excited to announce that … Continue Reading

Chatham Park Home School Assoc. newsletter · Jan 21, 2014

Recommended Read: Outsmart Waste by Tom Szaky of TerraCycle

Tom Szaky is the eco-preneur who launched TerraCycle. In his new book, Outsmart Waste, Tom says that to outsmart waste, first we have to understand it, then change how we create it, and finally rethink what we do with it.

Small Business Opportunities Magazine · Jan 21, 2014

Winter 2014 reading list: 8 green home tomes to cozy up with

Our picks for new and upcoming book releases include a little something for everyone: Modern homesteaders, DIY decorators, seed swappers, tiny house enthusiasts and stain-obsessed neatniks with a sense of humor.

Mother Nature News · Jan 21, 2014

Book Review: Outsmart Waste by Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky’s life is rubbish. I mean that in the most positive way – the guy loves the stuff, and he’s making the very best of it, for himself, his business and the rest of us. In his book, Outsmart … Continue Reading

World Economic Forum Blog · Jan 21, 2014

Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It

The founder and CEO of TerraCycle combines in this brief work the well-known environmental strategies of consumption reduction and recycling with the newer concept of “upcycling.” Familiar to crafters as the new term for repurposing found or discarded items, Szaky … Continue Reading

Publishers Weekly · Jan 21, 2014

Stopping deforestation, one pair of chopsticks at a time

It was at my lowest point that I attended a lecture given by Tom Szaky, the founder of an environmental startup called TerraCycle — and gained a new perspective on how to change the world.  He too started out as … Continue Reading

High Country News · Jan 21, 2014

Pivot’s ‘Please Like Me’ returning in August

Documenting the non-stop and deadline-driven world of an innovative New Jersey-based company touted as the “coolest little start-up in America,” “TerraCycle” will air 10 half-hour, comedic episodes. “Welcome to Fairfax” is a behind-the scenes look at a vibrant, artistic and … Continue Reading

Red Eye Chicago · Jan 21, 2014

Pivot orders “Terracycle,” “Fairfax,” ends “Jersey Strong”

TerraCycle, a 10-episode series from Left/Right, documents eccentric 32-year-old entrepreneur Tom Szaky and his start-up firm TerraCycle, which takes things that are land-fill bound and recycles, up-cycles and transforms them into new products. The series is produced by Ken Druckerman, … Continue Reading

Real Screen · Jan 21, 2014