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The Briar Woods High School Freshman Student Council Association in Ashburn and Potowmack Elementary School in Sterling both won $500 grants from Keep Virginia Beautiful, a program aimed at improving Virginia’s environment. Briar Woods’ students will use the money to … Continue ReadingLeesburg Today (VA) · Jun 19, 2013
Sustainia 100 · Jun 18, 2013
TerraCycle started in 2001 as a simple organic fertilizer company. Founder Tom Szaky, then a freshman at Princeton University, saw an opportunity to use discarded food scraps from the cafeteria to make a product that had value. He fed the … Continue ReadingWiseBuys.Biz · Jun 17, 2013
Story about TerraCycle and a local Brigade school ran on Teen Kids News in 40 different markets, listed below, inclduing NYC, Chicago, Dallas, San Diego, Detroit, Boston, Phoenix and Seattle. We’ve uploaded one version of the piece onto Youtube for … Continue ReadingTeen Kids News · Jun 17, 2013
Lee Elementary School students turned juice pouches into pencil cases, chip bags to lunch boxes and candy wrappers into backpacks as part of a national initiative that combines fundraising and recycling. Students collected nearly 6,000 pieces of non-recyclable waste, such … Continue ReadingIllinois Times Online · Jun 13, 2013
Girl Scout Troop 1126 helped reduce waste at Oak Meadow Elementary School in El Dorado Hills, all while raising money for school supplies for homeless children. The troop of fifth-grade girls recently completed a year-long Journey program exploring electricity and … Continue ReadingVillage Life Online · Jun 13, 2013
Tom Szaky planted the seed for TerraCycle in his dorm room at Princeton University in 2001. The then-college-freshman discovered the organic fertilizing properties of worm poop, and with it realized a sustainable way to turn waste into a sellable product. … Continue ReadingWe Love Bold · Jun 11, 2013
TerraCycle has created a network of waste collection programs they call “Brigades,” each catering to a specific type of non-recyclable, or difficult-to-recycle waste. then they take it and re- or upcycle it into new, awesome stuff like fences and purses. … Continue ReadingSocially Good Business · Jun 11, 2013
ANA Magazine · Jun 11, 2013
Tom Szaky founded TerraCycle in 2002. Originally a producer of organic fertilizer, the company shifted its focus to upcycling and recycling solutions in 2007. Today, TerraCycle is a multi-million dollar business and works with thousands of schools, NGOs and brands to … Continue ReadingOutlet: AOL's Patch · Jun 11, 2013