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TerraCycle in the news

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How To Green Your Lunch

Pack It Up The #1 best way that you can green your lunch is to pack it. Instead of using plastic or paper bags, you should choose a reusable lunch box. Why? According to the EPA, children who bring a … Continue Reading

Feb 14, 2013

Nightengale student forming CapriSun Brigade to raise funds for school

Mathis, a sixth grader at Nightengale Elementary, asked principal Mrs. Jordan’s permission to get started. With a little help from his mom and from his sixth grade ELA teacher Mrs. Powers, Mathis created flyers that he put up around school … Continue Reading

Feb 14, 2013

Recycle those flip flops!

Earth Day falls on Monday, April 22, this year, and Old Navy has partnered up with trash-to-treasure eco company TerraCycle to turn old, used, or broken flip flops into material for playgrounds. TerraCycle was founded in 2001 and has since become … Continue Reading

Feb 14, 2013

Massena elementary student launches campaign to help school, environment

MASSENA — Inspired by the back of a beverage, a Nightengale Elementary student has launched a campaign to help his school and the environment. Mathis LeBlanc, a sixth-grader, said it all started while he was downing a CapriSun. Reading the … Continue Reading

Feb 14, 2013


In just over a year and a half, 21 The North Face® stores across the country have recycled more than one million plastic polybags through a program with upcycling and recycling pioneer, TerraCycle. The Troy store on West Big Beaver … Continue Reading · Feb 14, 2013

Raising funds to fight cancer, reduce landfill content

Becker first found out about TerraCycle on a Keebler cookie wrapper. Shortly afterwards, she read an article about the company in Parade Magazine, and then Becker got busy.   Now many items thought to be difficult to recycle are being … Continue Reading

Feb 13, 2013


PLAINFIELD — The Freedom Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will host an electronics and TerraCycle recycling event from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 at the school, 11600 Heritage Meadows Drive.   The Freedom PTO will receive the current rate … Continue Reading

Feb 13, 2013

Greek Sustainable Council making strides

Last fall, The Daily Tar Heel’s editorial board wrote that Greeks, as an entire subset of UNCstudents, don’t recycle. This board mentioned the Greek Sustainability Council, but did not acknowledge its accomplishments/goals regarding sustainable living in the Greek community. The reporter … Continue Reading

Feb 11, 2013

Start Up a Recycling Brigade

Do you know about TerraCycle? This company runs recycling collection programs for previously on-recyclable items, such as drink pouches, diaper packaging, candy and energy bar wrappers, dairy tubs, and household cleaner packaging. They recently added the ability to recycle cigarette waste. Much … Continue Reading

Feb 11, 2013

Garbage in, garbage out?

This cliché has translated into success for one young entrepreneur.  Tom Szaky is co-founder and CEO of TerraCycle, Inc., the leading player in “upcycling”, or turning disposable items into new products:  fertilizers from worm poop, backpacks from juice pouches and … Continue Reading

Feb 11, 2013