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Recycling Mystery: Cigarettes

As Earth911 recently reported, cigarettes can now be recycled in the U.S. thanks to a new partnership between TerraCycle, a company that finds recycling solutions for items that aren’t easy to recycle, and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. TerraCycle collects … Continue reading

Earth911 · Nov 29, 2012

2012 MNN holiday gift guide: The festive 15

For Pam, your notoriously hard-to-shop-for sister-in-law: For impossible-to-shop-for gift recipients, sometimes a gift certificate is the safest — and most practical — option. Launched with the aid of erstwhile “Lazy Environmentalist” and former MNN columnist Josh Dorfman, Vine.com is a new, one-stop shopping … Continue reading

Mother Nature Network · Nov 28, 2012

Recycle ‘em if you got ‘em: TerraCycle launches cigarette waste collection program

From glue sticks to flip-flops, TerraCycle embraces hard-to-recycle waste with open arms. And with a new collection scheme, the company is taking on the country’s most pervasive type of litter: Cigarette butts. If you’re at all familiar with “waste solution … Continue reading

MNN.com · Nov 28, 2012

Recycle ‘em if you got ‘em: TerraCycle launches cigarette waste collection program

From glue sticks to flip-flops, TerraCycle embraces hard-to-recycle waste with open arms. And with a new collection scheme, the company is taking on the country’s most pervasive type of litter: Cigarette butts. If you’re at all familiar with “waste solution … Continue reading

MNN.com · Nov 28, 2012

Holiday Shopper’s Gift Guide 2012

Terri's Little Haven Blog · Nov 27, 2012

Tom Szaky at Social Venture Network

SVN was started by a few visionary “dough nuts” (rich hippies), who wanted to use their wealth to make revolutionary stuff happen. It has attracted a mix of successful social entrepreneurs over the years including Ben and Jerry and Virgin’s … Continue reading

Huffington Post · Nov 26, 2012

Banishing the ugly butts

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

Philadelphia Inquirer · Nov 26, 2012

Cigarette Butt Recycling, By Mail

Separate your recycling: glass with glass, and cigarette butts with cigarette butts. The little smoked ends of filters that clutter street corners and beaches will be “upcycled” into pellets by Terracycle, according to SF Weekly. The company specializes in hard-to-recycle … Continue reading

NBC Bay Area · Nov 23, 2012

Smokers, Take Heed: You Can Now Recycle Your Cigarette Butts

Forget about second-hand smoke; one company wants your second-hand cigarette butts. A new company has developed a method to get cigarette butts off San Francisco beaches and out of landfills by “upcycling” them into pellets, which will then be used … Continue reading

SFWeekly.com · Nov 23, 2012

Green Gifts from TerraCycle Review

We all want to be greener. The three R’s have become ingrained in our minds since we were little kids. I know I try to recycle and reuse what I can, when I can, but I fall short. Sometimes, I … Continue reading

Just Becki Blog · Nov 22, 2012

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