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Locust Grove Primary earns bonus, recognition for recycling efforts

According to TerraCycle, Inc., Locust Grove Primary School, located on Route 20 in Orange County, was one of the top five collectors of recycled items this year.

Star Exponent Online · Jul 29, 2013

Recycling glue sticks pays off for Antioch students

Terracycle, Inc., a Trenton, N.J.-based recycling company, recently held a nationwide contest called Elmer’s Annual Classroom Cleanout Contest. With 1,822 pieces of waste shipped to the company, Hillcrest was one of five schools that won a bonus donation to their … Continue Reading

Lake County News-Sun · Jul 29, 2013

Utica company collects cigarette butts

But Northern Safety and Industrial is doing their part to keep cigarette waste out of the local landfill and off Utica’s streets by sending it to recycling pioneer TerraCycle. Since they started in February, Northern Safety and Industrial employees have … Continue Reading

The Telegram · 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, triple bagged and exiled to the porch to keep the odor away, and … Continue Reading

Savannah Morning News · Jul 26, 2013

Upcycle your Trash with Terracycle and Eliminate the Idea of Waste

Founded in 2001 by Tom Szaky, Terracycle is an award winning international upcycling and recycling company that collects hard to recycle packaging and transforms them into clean, usable materials and products.  Terracycle collects products such as candy wrappers, cigarette butts, … Continue Reading

Hug a Tree with Me · Jul 25, 2013

Upcycled Mailbag Sack To Tote From TerraCycle

I was offered to do review for TerraCycle, a company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and re-purposes the material into affordable, innovative products. Some of the products they make just amazed me, I love the idea of reinventing old … Continue Reading

Sniffing 4 Savings Online · Jul 25, 2013

Eco-Friendly Decor for Your Deck Can Be Budget-Friendly Too

Target stocks 100% recyclable plastic Adirondack chairs in bright colors, such as orange, turquoise, and red, to liven up your outdoor living space. TerraCycle Recycled Plant Caddies, made from Capri Sun juice pouches, are also available in local Target stores. Retailers … Continue Reading

Coldwell Banker Blog Online · Jul 22, 2013

Are consumers ready to dispose of their waste at retail stores?

The history of retailers collecting recyclables from their costumers is evolving, if slowly. At first this started with small independent grocery stores collecting plastic bags or other items. But, today, consumers are clearly becoming more eco-aware, which is creating a … Continue Reading

Packaging Digest Online · Jul 22, 2013

The Externalities: Collaborating with Suppliers

“We approached the glove supplier, Kimberly-Clark, who partnered with us to implement a glove take-back program. It started in one location and has today expanded to five. We segregate the gloves at the point of use and Kimberly-Clark sends them … Continue Reading

CSR Wire Blog Online · Jul 22, 2013

Brianna Moore, Age 16, Michigan, USA Green Lifesaver Recycling Foundation

Brianna also placed trash and recycling receptacles at the riverbank with educational signs explaining the harm caused by plastic waste, and she returns weekly to transport the collected plastic to the recycling center. She sends the cigarette litter to an … Continue Reading

Action For Nature · Jul 22, 2013