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TerraCycle in the news

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News articles

Reynolds subsidiary funding cigarette recycling

A subsidiary of the nation’s second-largest cigarette maker, Reynolds American Inc., is funding a national recycling program to reward do-gooders for cleaning up tobacco waste and turn cigarette butts into pellets used to make items such as plastic shipping pallets, … Continue reading

The Richmond Times-Dispatch · Dec 4, 2012

Terracycle Review

Terracycle is a company that collects previously non-recyclable or hard-to-recycle waste and converts it into new products, ranging from recycled park benches to upcycled backpacks. They do this by creating waste collection programs, which are referred to as “Brigades”, for … Continue reading

Long Island University Online · Dec 3, 2012

Scouts look to attend Jamboree

EPHRATAH – Two local Scouts from the Sir William Johnson Boy Scout District have been selected to participate in the 2015 World Scout Jamboree. The pair – 12-year-old Dallis Green and 11-year-old Makayla Gray – are holding a recycling drive … Continue reading

Leader Herald / · Dec 3, 2012

Give unique upcycled gifts this holiday

With holiday-related “to do’s” dancing in our heads, the scurrying and worrying has begun. What to get for family members who are impossible to buy for? Where to find classy or unique gift for your husband, wife or that special … Continue reading

Envirothink · Dec 3, 2012

Volunteers recognized

FARMINGTON – Volunteers have been as busy as Santa’s elves at the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area this fall. During this season of thanks, it is important to recognize the impact that many generous volunteers are having in Greater … Continue reading · Dec 1, 2012

TerraCycle Recognition

Under the leadership of volunteer Sarah Martin, and UMF intern Joe Dignam, TerraCycle was launched. In this program various products – from shampoo bottles to foil-lined granola bar wrappers – are sent to TerraCycle headquarters in New Jersey where they … Continue reading

Daily Bulldog · Dec 1, 2012

Why are there unrecyclables and other processing questions

Old or broken drinking glasses. Burned-out incandescent light bulbs. Empty prescription-medicine vials. These are on an increasingly shortlist of common waste items that we can’t put in our residential curbside recycling bin.   They are the unrecyclables.   That sounds … Continue reading

Seattle Times Online · Nov 30, 2012

Trash to Treasure Creative Reuse Center

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Creative Reuse Centers, Buy Recycled, Arts, Education, Community Gardens. Visit our web site CityLink Beerfest 2012 to Benefit Trash to Treasure It’s that time again beer fans. City Link Beer Fest and Trash to Treasure team … Continue reading

Trash to Treasure Blog (Fla.) · Nov 30, 2012

Cigarette Wastes Getting Recycled by TerraCycle

TerraCycle, a small upcycling company based in New Jersey, has launched its new program, Cigarette Waste Brigade, which aims to collect various wastes from cigarettes and tobaccos – cigarette butts, rolling papers, loose tobacco pouches, plastic wrapper, foil, and ashes. … Continue reading

Green Optimistic · Nov 30, 2012

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