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Smokers might be saving their butts for cash

Earlier this year, New Mexico-based Santa Fe Natural Co., a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc., the nation’s second-largest cigarette maker, and TerraCycle Inc. announced a partnership to recycle cigarette butts into pellets used to make such items as park benches, … Continue Reading

Jan 11, 2013

Wait, You Can Recycle That?

Cigarette waste can be found on most roadways and is very common in public places such as the beach or park. We have become immune to seeing cigarette butts on the ground and most people probably haven’t thought about recycling … Continue Reading

Jan 11, 2013

NEW LIFE FOR CHIP BAGS, DRINK POUCHES, AND MORE

TerraCycle is a company founded around ten years ago by a freshman at Princeton. Tom Szaky’s idea was to revolutionize how we think about waste…by eliminating it. TerraCycle began by producing organic fertilizer, packaging liquid worm poop in used soda … Continue Reading

Jan 11, 2013

Recycling becomes habit when learned in youth

We don’t have a beverage container deposit to encourage recycling in South Carolina, but for me, recycling has become a way of life. One motivating factor for me to recycle is the fact that I don’t want a landfill in … Continue Reading

Jan 11, 2013

Video of Honest Kids Product Review

The new drinks have 100% vitamin C, only has 40 calories per pouch and still has half the sugar than the leading kids’ drinks. I love the new packaging that is so easy to travel with and has really great kid-friendly messaging which … Continue Reading

Jan 11, 2013

Business Highlights

Doing good 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.

Jan 11, 2013

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