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TerraCycle in the news

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PLAINFIELD — The Freedom Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will host an electronics and TerraCycle recycling event from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 at the school, 11600 Heritage Meadows Drive.   The Freedom PTO will receive the current rate … Continue reading

Feb 13, 2013

Greek Sustainable Council making strides

Last fall, The Daily Tar Heel’s editorial board wrote that Greeks, as an entire subset of UNCstudents, don’t recycle. This board mentioned the Greek Sustainability Council, but did not acknowledge its accomplishments/goals regarding sustainable living in the Greek community. The reporter … Continue reading

Feb 11, 2013

Start Up a Recycling Brigade

Do you know about TerraCycle? This company runs recycling collection programs for previously on-recyclable items, such as drink pouches, diaper packaging, candy and energy bar wrappers, dairy tubs, and household cleaner packaging. They recently added the ability to recycle cigarette waste. Much … Continue reading

Feb 11, 2013

Garbage in, garbage out?

This cliché has translated into success for one young entrepreneur.  Tom Szaky is co-founder and CEO of TerraCycle, Inc., the leading player in “upcycling”, or turning disposable items into new products:  fertilizers from worm poop, backpacks from juice pouches and … Continue reading

Feb 11, 2013

2013 CSR Awards: Recycling Campaign

Results for 2011-12 include: More than 75 unique media placements in CSR, environmental and business trade publications–more than 100 million media impressions; thought leadership through bylined blog posts and interviews; 13 conference presentations on the benefits of EPR; and three … Continue reading

Feb 11, 2013

Colvin Run Students Launch Food-Donation Effort

Colvin Run Elementary School on Feb. 4 launched a new food-donation program. During lunch periods, students will collect unopened food – including milk, yogurt, chips, and fruit – and place them into specially marked coolers and bins.  The food, which … Continue reading

Sun Gazette (VA) · Feb 7, 2013

Recycling entrepreneur stubs out cigarette garbage

TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky works in his office at the company’s headquarters in Trenton, New Jersey, on January 10, 2013. TerraCycle Inc., a company devoted to creating recycling systems for hard-to-recycle waste, has created an alternative to leaving cigarette butts on … Continue reading

Feb 6, 2013

TerraCycle to Recycle Cigarette Waste

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. (SFNTC) teams up with TerraCycle, a world leader in developing solutions for hard-to-recycle materials, to do something about cigarette butt litter. According to Keep America Beautiful (KAB), 65 percent of all cigarette butts are disposed … Continue reading

Feb 6, 2013

Martin County Environmental Awards Presented

Young environmentalists also received major accolades throughout the night. The Pine School received an award for its organic garden, where produce is harvested and used to liven up cafeteria food. Students at Bessey Creek Elementary netted an award for their … Continue reading

Feb 6, 2013

KCC student proposes new recycling program

LIHU‘E — A Kaua‘i Community College student is attempting to introduce a recycling program that would ship waste to the Mainland annually, with hopes that it would pay for itself over time. Britney Gurkin, a freshman biochemistry major with a … Continue reading

The Garden Island · Feb 5, 2013

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