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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 readingNews 14 (Charlotte, N.C.) · Nov 1, 2012
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 readingExaminer.com · Nov 1, 2012
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 readingSyracuse Post-Standard / Syracuse.com · Nov 1, 2012
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 readingEnvironment Guru · Nov 1, 2012
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 readingLife By Me · Nov 1, 2012
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 readingAiken Standard (S.C.) · Oct 31, 2012
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 readingLethbridge Sun Times · Oct 31, 2012
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 readingAbout.com · Oct 31, 2012
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 readingMother Nature Network · Oct 31, 2012
“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 readingJust Like June Blog · Oct 31, 2012