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Princeton Packet Mentions TerraCycle’s Important Work

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 www.terracycle.com for more information.

The Princeton Packet · Jan 10, 2013

Students Change Behaviors, One Candy Wrapper at a Time

One group of students worked with Sarah Vorreiter, a resident assistant in Lincoln Avenue Residence Hall on a floor designated as a Sustainable Living and Learning Community whose students tend to care more about environmental issues. Vorreiter had already initiated … Continue reading

Jan 9, 2013

Students Change Behaviors, One Candy Wrapper at a Time

Building awareness about environmental concerns is one thing. Getting people to actually change their behaviors and become better stewards of the environment themselves is quite another, and much more difficult to accomplish as University of Illinois students in Ming Kuo’s … Continue reading

Wisconsin AG Connection · Jan 9, 2013

Brigades Index: TerraCycle

Nestled in the lowly depths of Trenton, NJ TERRACYCLE has been reusing waste for over a decade, giving it back to the consumer in the form of backpacks, non biohazardous cleaning products, scrapbooks, enviornmentally friendly fertilizers, and more. Check out … Continue reading

Jan 8, 2013

Cigarettes Still Aren’t Cool, But Recycling Butts Is a New Trend

Founded in 2001 by CEO Tom Szaky, TerraCycle’s anti-butt campaign, dubbed Cigarette Waste Brigade, is a essentially a war on the seemingly countless discarded cancer sticks that litter our beaches, streets, and waterways. All parts of the extinguished cigarettes—the filters, … Continue reading

Jan 5, 2013

Cigarettes Still Aren’t Cool, But Recycling Butts Is a New Trend

Founded in 2001 by CEO Tom Szaky, TerraCycle’s anti-butt campaign, dubbed Cigarette Waste Brigade, is a essentially a war on the seemingly countless discarded cancer sticks that litter our beaches, streets, and waterways. All parts of the extinguished cigarettes—the filters, … Continue reading

Jan 4, 2013

TerraCycle Featured on News 8 WROC

A Rochester family helps the environment by recycling items that are usually not recyclable. Cheryl Bertou runs a small makeshift recycling canter in her basement. “We raised about $200.00 and kept about 13,000 items out of landfills,” says Bertou through … 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

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