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TerraCycle in the news

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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

Pivot Greenlights Original Series TERRACYCLE and WELCOME TO FAIRFAX in 2014 Read more at

Pivot (, Participant Media’s TV network targeting Millennials (18-34), announced that it has greenlit production of two original unscripted series, “TerraCycle,” premiering in Q3 2014 and “Welcome to Fairfax” for Q4 2014.

Broadway World · Jan 21, 2014

SIMPLE GREEN LIVING . . . Get green with your New Year’s resolutions

Barbara Weigand, owner of the Copper River Salon on Moore Street, integrates her eco-conscious mindset into her business at every turn. They participate in TerraCycle’s Beauty Brigade, where up to 40 different types of beauty products can be collected and … Continue Reading

Princeton Packet Online · Jan 17, 2014

New Gym Equipment from Capri Sun Big Pouch and TerraCycle

With our TerraCycle brigade, we really wanted to help him out and get some great new equipment that he could use to engage the kids even more, keeping them active as part of developing a healthy lifestyle.  We also just … Continue Reading

Simply Budgeted blog · Jan 17, 2014

Terracycle and a Commuity Garden – Good Things Come to Those Who Recycle

Sometimes, the best things in life fall into your lap and are earned at the same time.  You may recall me talking about starting a TerraCycle Brigade with a local school a while back.   Fast forward a couple of … Continue Reading

Mommy Testers blog · Jan 17, 2014