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No If, Ands Or Butts About It

The plastic used in the filters is recycled into things such as plastic pallets for industrial use, while any remaining tobacco or paper is composted, said Jeff Kranz, spokesman for TerraCycle. Since the program began in 2012, it has netted more … Continue Reading

Oregon Public Broadcasting · Aug 4, 2013

No if, ands or butts about it

The plastic used in the filters is recycled into things such as plastic pallets for industrial use, while any remaining tobacco or paper is composted, said Jeff Kranz, spokesman for TerraCycle. Since the program began in 2012, it has netted … Continue Reading

Mail Tribune · Aug 3, 2013

Hello my Name is Generation Next

Everybody wants to change the world in some way. But Tom Szaky has actually been doing it since he turned 20. Szaky’s journey began in his native Budapest and eventually landed him in Trenton, but it was a meeting in … Continue Reading

Aug 1, 2013

TerraCycle Recycles The ‘Non-Recyclable’ – Cigarette Butts, Candy Wrappers And Its Own Profits

There’s no such thing as garbage at this company, which aims to revolutionize the recycling industry. New Jersey-based TerraCycle’s mission is to “eliminate the idea of waste” and it’s been a profitable enterprise. The company expects about $20 million in … Continue Reading

Huffington Post · Jul 31, 2013

Back to School Event~US Only~Ends August 14/13 CLOSED

My Little House of Treasures · Jul 31, 2013

Northern Safety employees recycle 24,854 cigarette butts

The waste goes to a company called TerraCycle — partnered with Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. — that converts the cigarettes butts into a variety of products, primarily plastic pallets for industrial uses. About 65 percent of all cigarette butts … Continue Reading

Utica Observer-Dispatch · Jul 31, 2013

Summer Gardening Products from TerraCycle

If you have a garden this year, you may be searching for eco-friendly, safe and recyclable products to use! I have just the place for you to shop! TerraCycle, a company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and repurposes the material … Continue Reading

The Review Stew Online · Jul 30, 2013

St. Paul: Hillcrest Rec Center expands recycling options

A bin to collect these items has been placed in the foyer, behind the standard recycling bins near the front door. The items will be recycled by New Jersey-based Terracycle (www.terracycle.com). The Hillcrest Rec Center is located at 1978 Ford … Continue Reading

St. Paul Pioneer Press Online · Jul 30, 2013

JTEKT partners with recycling pioneer

JTEKT Automotive is doing its part to keep cigarette waste out of the local landfill and waterways and off Morristown’s streets by sending it to recycling pioneer TerraCycle.

Citizen Tribune Online · Jul 29, 2013

Smoker snuffs out litter

The program is sponsored by Terracycle, and Lyons discovered it through a website that offers other recycling programs. She saves the cigarette butts in a Folger’s can, tripled bagged and exiled to the porch to keep the odor away, and … Continue Reading

Savannah Now (Savannah Morning News) · Jul 29, 2013