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News articles

NC aquarium promotes candy wrapper recycling campaign

FORT FISHER, N.C. — Bags full of candy on Halloween typically means trash bags full of wrappers the day after, but the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher is trying to help cut down on the waste. Local The aquarium is … Continue reading

News 14 (Charlotte, N.C.) · Nov 1, 2012

Halloween candy swap

LiveWell Colorado is sponsoring a Candy Swap in Denver and Lone Tree, Colo. in the days following Halloween this year. On Friday, Nov. 2, take your candy bowl downtown between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to exchange it for a … Continue reading

Examiner.com · Nov 1, 2012

Roberts School recycles drink pouches, raises money for PTO

Students and teachers at a Syracuse school have found a way to turn trash into cash.   Roberts K-8 School, at 715 Glenwood Ave., is participating in a recycling effort through the New Jersey firm TerraCycle Brigade Program, which gives … Continue reading

Syracuse Post-Standard / Syracuse.com · Nov 1, 2012

Mars Upcycling with TerraCycle

Terracycle will be partnering with Mars, Inc. to upcycle candy wrappers into consumer products such as laptop sleeves. A Sweet Alternative Eco-conscious folks have thought of creative ways to repurpose candy wrappers. A quick search on the Internet for items … Continue reading

Environment Guru · Nov 1, 2012

Albe Zakes on his journey into TerraCycle

waste combater. difference maker. minute exerciser. Albe Zakes wanted to work for TerraCycle (a pioneer in innovative upcycling and recycling systems) so badly he took an unpaid internship. He’s now TerraCycle’s VP of Media Relations. [www.terracycle.com] I’ve always worked for … Continue reading

Life By Me · Nov 1, 2012

Turn your Halloween candy wrappers into money

Halloween is here, bringing lots of tricks and treats. Each of those tasty treats come nicely wrapped in what will soon become trash. However, there may be a better place for all of those wrappers besides the garbage. TerraCycle is … Continue reading

Aiken Standard (S.C.) · Oct 31, 2012

Go green this Halloween with recycling initiative

Helen Schuler Nature Centre has joined the TerraCycle Halloween Clean-up Brigade, sponsored by Nestle Canada, to create a second life for the millions of Halloween chocolate wrappers that are discarded every year. Until Dec. 31, save the wrappers from your … Continue reading

Lethbridge Sun Times · Oct 31, 2012

How to Make a Gift Bag Using Candy Wrappers

Follow these instructions, provided by TerraCycle, and learn how easy it is to recycle your empty candy wrappers into a fun gift bag. You can save either the JPG version or PDF version of this project sheet. Right click on your … Continue reading

About.com · Oct 31, 2012

Turn Halloween candy wrappers into cash for schools and more

TerraCycle’s Candy Wrapper Brigade collects empty candy wrappers, donates money or charitable gifts to the organizations that send them in, and turns the waste into new items. And … we made it through Hurricane Sandy. My family and I were … Continue reading

Mother Nature Network · Oct 31, 2012

Happy Green Holidays with TerraCycle

“Who put this recyclable item in the garbage???” My kids have gotten used to me asking this question as I’ve become more environmentally conscious over the years. I knew the habit had become deeply ingrained when I attended a church … Continue reading

Just Like June Blog · Oct 31, 2012

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