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News articles

Absegami Environmental Group Collects Over 100 Flip-Flops for Recycling

  Earth Shepherd Environmental Group of Absegami High School conducted its first fundraiser over the fall, collecting over 100 flip-flop to be recycled, according to Earth Shepherd President Jamie Infanti. The group teamed up with the Smithville and Reeds Road … Continue reading - Galloway, NJ · Jan 17, 2013

Absegami environmental group collects recyclable flip-flops

The Earth Shepherd Environmental Group of Absegami High School recently conducted a successful flip-flop recycling program. Participating schools were Smithville Elementary and Reeds Road elementary schools and Absegami. The three schools collected more than 100 pairs of flip-flops over a … Continue reading

Jan 15, 2013

The Role of Profit in a Social Business

TerraCycle is a social business, which means that we focus on the so-called triple bottom line: planet, people and profits. For us, this has meant creating a business model that involves capturing nonrecyclable waste — like chip bags or diaper … Continue reading

Jan 11, 2013

Broward College TerraCycle Goal 2013

Our partners at Broward College are trying to collect over 300,000 TerraCycle pieces this year.  You can drop off items at Trash to Treasure or at Broward College Campuses. Here is the latest flyer.  Take a look because items do … Continue reading

Jan 11, 2013

Smokers might be saving their butts for cash

Earlier this year, New Mexico-based Santa Fe Natural Co., a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc., the nation’s second-largest cigarette maker, and TerraCycle Inc. announced a partnership to recycle cigarette butts into pellets used to make such items as park benches, … Continue reading

Jan 11, 2013

Wait, You Can Recycle That?

Cigarette waste can be found on most roadways and is very common in public places such as the beach or park. We have become immune to seeing cigarette butts on the ground and most people probably haven’t thought about recycling … Continue reading

Jan 11, 2013


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 producing organic fertilizer, packaging liquid worm poop in used soda … Continue reading

Jan 11, 2013

Recycling becomes habit when learned in youth

We don’t have a beverage container deposit to encourage recycling in South Carolina, but for me, recycling has become a way of life. One motivating factor for me to recycle is the fact that I don’t want a landfill in … Continue reading

Jan 11, 2013

Video of Honest Kids Product Review

The new drinks have 100% vitamin C, only has 40 calories per pouch and still has half the sugar than the leading kids’ drinks. I love the new packaging that is so easy to travel with and has really great kid-friendly messaging which … Continue reading

Jan 11, 2013

Business Highlights

Doing good TerraCycle is a worldwide company based in Trenton. They create national recycling systems for previously non-recyclable or hard-to-recycle waste. Anyone can sign up for these programs, called the Brigades. Visit for more information.

Jan 11, 2013

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