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TerraCycle in the news

The latest newspaper and magazine articles, blogs, and social content can be found below.

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News articles

Butt ugly? You bet, but there’s value in recycling them

Tom Szaky collects the most disgusting things. Yucky yogurt containers. Sticky candy wrappers. Old flip-flops. Now, he and his Trenton company, TerraCycle, are onto a new one: cigarette butts, the most common litter items on the planet. (And much, much … Continue reading

Jan 3, 2013

Butt ugly? You bet, but there’s value in recycling them

Tom Szaky collects the most disgusting things. Yucky yogurt containers. Sticky candy wrappers. Old flip-flops. Now, he and his Trenton company, TerraCycle, are onto a new one: cigarette butts, the most common litter items on the planet. (And much, much … Continue reading

Jan 3, 2013

Butt ugly? You bet, but there’s value in recycling them

Tom Szaky collects the most disgusting things. Yucky yogurt containers. Sticky candy wrappers. Old flip-flops. Now, he and his Trenton company, TerraCycle, are onto a new one: cigarette butts, the most common litter items on the planet. (And much, much … Continue reading

Jan 3, 2013

Butt ugly? You bet, but there’s value in recycling them

Tom Szaky collects the most disgusting things. Yucky yogurt containers. Sticky candy wrappers. Old flip-flops. Now, he and his Trenton company, TerraCycle, are onto a new one: cigarette butts, the most common litter items on the planet. (And much, much … Continue reading

Jan 3, 2013

New Life for Chip Bags, Drink Pouches, And More

Everybody’s heard of recycling. but have you heard of Terracycling? TerraCycle is a company founded around ten years ago by a freshman at Princeton. Tom Szaky’s idea was to revolutionize how we think about waste…by eliminating it. TerraCycle began by … Continue reading

1Thing Madison · Jan 3, 2013

TerraCycle Brigade Participant Featured on Rochester News

Cheryl Bertou and her 9-year-old son, who participate in TerraCycle’s Brigade program, were featured on Rochester News. Cheryl effectively articulates what TerraCycle is all about in this two minute clip.

News 8 WROC - Rochester, NY CBS Affiliate · Jan 3, 2013

Butt ugly? You bet, but there’s value in recycling them

Tom Szaky collects the most disgusting things. Yucky yogurt containers. Sticky candy wrappers. Old flip-flops. Now, he and his Trenton, N.J., company, TerraCycle, are onto a new one: cigarette butts, the most common litter items on the planet. So bring … Continue reading

Jan 2, 2013

How TerraCycle Uses Twitter & Facebook Together for Greater Community Building

TerraCycle is a great example of a company using Facebook and Twitter together for a cohesive social strategy that addresses the needs of their audience. The New Jersey-based recycling company has won over 39,800 fans on Facebook and earned an … Continue reading

Jan 2, 2013

2012 Review: Our environment, wise use of resources – important story themes

Cloth diapering has become popular these days, but cloth toilet paper may be where some people draw the line. Not Christena Little. Little decided to transition her lifestyle to “zero-waste” nearly a year ago, and hasn’t looked back since. One … Continue reading

Jan 2, 2013

Bethlehem man launches cigarette butt recycling effort

The merchant is collecting cigarette butts in sand-filled buckets this year at the popular holiday market so that they can be recycled into plastic lumber, shipping pallets, lawn furniture and ash trays.“The idea of plastic lumber really resonates with me … Continue reading

Jan 2, 2013

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