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News articles

Alternatives to school fundraisers

Lots of Items Formerly Known As Trash can be recycled into new, slightly questionable items with TerraCycle.  I’m not sure anyone needs a Capri Sun tree skirt, but they pay cash directly to the school for candy bar wrappers, drink … Continue reading

The Big Binder blog · Oct 8, 2012

Think Outside the (Cereal) Box

We came across a staggering piece of information recently: nearly half of the containers and packaging that ends up in landfills can be recycled. Half. That’s a lot of every-day items in homes across America that can be re-used. Our … Continue reading

Bag the Box blog (Malt-O-Meal) · Oct 8, 2012

The Tom’s of Maine Natural Care Brigade

Tom’s of Maine is partnering with recycling and upcycling firm TerraCycle on the Tom’s of Maine Natural Care Brigade, a free collection program that enables consumers to keep packaging from all Tom’s of Maine products— and other brands—out of landfills. … Continue reading

Happi: Household and Personal Products Industry · Oct 8, 2012

CPA collects candy wrappers to stop hunger

By Kelsey Tamborrino Collegian Staff Writer Candy bars, of all things, could help stop hunger through Feeding America and the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State this 2012-13 play season. The CPA is involved in a program called … Continue reading

The Daily Collegian (Penn State) · Oct 4, 2012

Cleaning Up the Beaches of Massachusetts

Beaches, Butts and Straws Last weekend brought beautiful weather to Massachusetts.  It was warm with just a hint of fall peeking through.   I love these days!  Best of all, I was able to spend Sunday afternoon with my daughter and … Continue reading

The Greening of Westford blog · Oct 3, 2012

Branchburg Woman’s Club aiding the TerraCycle Paired Shoe Project

On Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Branchburg Woman’s Club will host an indoor craft show and bake sale at Branchburg Central Middle School, 220 Baird Road, across from White Oak Park. The craft show features … Continue reading (Branchburg Messenger Gazette) · Oct 2, 2012

Concord Elementary Working with TerraCycle

Concord Elementary School students continued eco-friendly project over summer Students at Concord Elementary School, an Oregon Green School, recycled 13,000 wrappers, ink cartridges, cell phones and juice pouches this summer. The work was part of the TerraCycle program, which takes … Continue reading

Oregon Live (website for Oregonian) · Oct 2, 2012

Tom’s of Maine launches collection program for recycling

Under new “brigade,” Tom’s will accept a range of personal care product packaging, regardless of brand. New initiative launches with a sweepstakes competition. Tom’s of Maine, a provider of natural oral and personal care products, has partnered with recycler/upcycler TerraCycle … Continue reading · Oct 1, 2012

TerraCycle part of the guide to charitable shopping

Protect our Earth with these ultra hip school supplies from TerraCycle – all of which are made from upcycled materials. Each product, from backpacks to pencil cases to notebooks, is upcycled from common trash items you might find in any … Continue reading

Beauty News NYC · Oct 1, 2012

Small Business Success Story: TerraCycle

George Bernard Shaw said, “Youth is wasted on the young.” If you met Tom Szaky you might disagree. At fourteen, Tom was making a five-figure salary as a web designer. By age twenty, Tom dropped out of Princeton to start … Continue reading

Business to Community · Sep 28, 2012

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