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News articles

Washing trash for TerraCycle

My husband looked over at me the other day and said, “Two years ago if you’d told me I’d be washing trash, I would have called you crazy.” Ah, but look at the crazies now. I discovered TerraCycle while writing this blog. When I … Continue reading

MilitaryZeroWaste blog · Oct 26, 2012

Fox Valley woman helps school cafeterias embrace recycling

While eating lunch with her children, Tracy Romzek was shocked to see how much of the meal was thrown out. Not just the food, but the other things that could be recycled, such as milk cartons. “I had lunch with … Continue reading

Marshfield News Herald · Oct 26, 2012

Top 15 Most Fabulous and Green Products of 2012

This is about the time your favorite retailers – and loved ones – start dropping hints about shopping for the holidays so I figured I’d enter the fray with my list of The Top 15 Most Fabulous and Green Products … Continue reading - Green Stories Ripped from the Headline · Oct 23, 2012

A tour of TerraCycle’s tastefully trash-strewn headquarters

TerraCycle is a company renowned for turning trash into treasure. Here’s an inside look at the graffiti-clad warehouse in Trenton, N.J. where much of the upcycling magic happens.Late last week, I had the pleasure of touring the Trenton, N.J. offices … Continue reading

Mother Nature Network · Oct 22, 2012

TerraCycle PR Wins Awards!

PR News · Oct 22, 2012

Eco-Friendly Storage; TerraCycle’s storage bin

For an eco-friendly storage option, reused vintage trunks are just what the doctor ordered, serving as a kitschy end table or coffee table while also providing you more space to put stuff. Yard sales and Craigslist are great places to … Continue reading

Mother Nature Network · Oct 22, 2012

Seven Tricks to a Green Halloween #3

3. Give candy wrappers a second life. If you simply must eat the candy Halloween brings—admittedly, most of us do—try something unique with those Snickers wrappers. For the craft-minded, take on a project like this colorful pouch or these cute … Continue reading

Forbes Magazine Online · Oct 22, 2012

Tom named among top 100 entrepreneurs who are using their “Aha Moment” to create jobs.

My “aha” moment was seeing so much waste in the dorms and cafeterias during college. The food and packaging discarded struck me as an environmental scourge, but also wasted opportunity. I realized making products from garbage would create a business … Continue reading

Forbes Magazine Online · Oct 21, 2012

Sustainability Week At Mount Holyoke, Brought to You by the Eco Reps!

In honor of National Campus Sustainability Day on October 24, Mount Holyoke is starting a new tradition, Sustainability Week! This year, students, faculty, and staff have come together to celebrate with several special events going on from October 20-27. I’ve … Continue reading · Oct 21, 2012

The Environmental Club’s TerraCycle Brigade

This September, Stuyvesant’s Environmental Club began to take part in the Brigade programs of TerraCycle, an organization that engages consumers in the collection of recycled packaging and products. With each collected item, TerraCycle offers points that can later be redeemed … Continue reading · Oct 20, 2012