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TerraCycle in the news

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News articles

2013 CSR Awards: Recycling Campaign

Results for 2011-12 include: More than 75 unique media placements in CSR, environmental and business trade publications–more than 100 million media impressions; thought leadership through bylined blog posts and interviews; 13 conference presentations on the benefits of EPR; and three … Continue Reading

Feb 11, 2013

Colvin Run Students Launch Food-Donation Effort

Colvin Run Elementary School on Feb. 4 launched a new food-donation program. During lunch periods, students will collect unopened food – including milk, yogurt, chips, and fruit – and place them into specially marked coolers and bins.  The food, which … Continue Reading

Sun Gazette (VA) · Feb 7, 2013

Recycling entrepreneur stubs out cigarette garbage

TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky works in his office at the company’s headquarters in Trenton, New Jersey, on January 10, 2013. TerraCycle Inc., a company devoted to creating recycling systems for hard-to-recycle waste, has created an alternative to leaving cigarette butts on … Continue Reading

Feb 6, 2013

TerraCycle to Recycle Cigarette Waste

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. (SFNTC) teams up with TerraCycle, a world leader in developing solutions for hard-to-recycle materials, to do something about cigarette butt litter. According to Keep America Beautiful (KAB), 65 percent of all cigarette butts are disposed … Continue Reading

Feb 6, 2013

Martin County Environmental Awards Presented

Young environmentalists also received major accolades throughout the night. The Pine School received an award for its organic garden, where produce is harvested and used to liven up cafeteria food. Students at Bessey Creek Elementary netted an award for their … Continue Reading

Feb 6, 2013

KCC student proposes new recycling program

LIHU‘E — A Kaua‘i Community College student is attempting to introduce a recycling program that would ship waste to the Mainland annually, with hopes that it would pay for itself over time. Britney Gurkin, a freshman biochemistry major with a … Continue Reading

The Garden Island · Feb 5, 2013

Iconic Red Party Cup Goes Green

In a general culinary news article I wrote late in 2012 entitled Kitchen News November 2012 , I highlighted that the Canadian kitchen and housewares company Trudeau Corp had announced the launch of its version of the iconic Solo red … Continue Reading

KitchenBoy blog · Feb 5, 2013

E-Club Brings New Recycling Centers to the Cafeteria

As many of you have heard, E-Club has set-up new recycling centers in the cafeteria in an attempt to help our school become a waste free environment. Many of the materials that students and faculty can recycle are the same, … Continue Reading

Westborough High School newsletter (MA) · Feb 3, 2013

What to do when an employee asks for a raise

Deciding how to distribute raises can be tricky, writes Tom Szaky, CEO of TerraCycle. His company has created a committee to tackle the problem, but many employees still think they should be earning more money. The employees who have seen … Continue Reading

Smart Brief · Feb 2, 2013

Community Notes

April Segura of Lincoln, Nebraska was chosen as the winner in the nation-wide Less in Landfills Sweepstakes, sponsored by Tom’s of Maine and TerraCycle. Her prize comes in the form of a $1,000 donation to Nebraska Friends of Midwives.   … Continue Reading

Feb 1, 2013