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TerraCycle in the news

The latest newspaper and magazine articles, blogs, and social content can be found below.

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News articles

‘Tithing with Trash’ cuts waste, turns hard-to-recycle rubbish into riches

[Episcopal News Service] Georgia Army National Guard Capt. Andrew Lane is a man on a mission. If it’s recyclable, “Captain PLaneT” aims to keep it out of the local landfill – and earn cash for his parish while he’s at … Continue reading

Episcopal Digital Network · Oct 10, 2012

Portland Pirates Winning Off the Ice, Building Community with Friday ‘Sustain Maine’ Series

ortland, Maine – After a brief September hiatus, organizers embraced a bigger goal for the weekly Frugal Fridays series and renamed it “Sustain Maine”. The Sustain Maine series is designed to raise awareness of local sustainability and community initiatives, and … Continue reading

OurSportsCentral.com · Oct 10, 2012

Upcycle your Halloween costume

The scary part about Halloween, for the environment, is all of the candy wrappers that end up in landfills when the trick-or-treating is over. TerraCycle , an organization that upcycles wrappers from all sorts of products, has a solution for … Continue reading

The Review Mom Blog · Oct 10, 2012

Schools earn green buck$ by recycling

Hayhurst Elementary in Southwest Portland has gone from using seven 30-gallon bags of waste each lunch period to just half a bag. What’s the school’s secret?   Hayhurst PTA sustainability chairwoman Kendall KIC, (who legally changed her name to all … Continue reading

Portland Tribune (OR) · Oct 10, 2012

Think Outside the (Cereal) Box

We came across a staggering piece of information recently: nearly half of the containers and packaging that ends up in landfills can be recycled. Half. That’s a lot of every-day items in homes across America that can be re-used. Our … Continue reading

Bag the Box blog (Malt-O-Meal) · Oct 8, 2012

My 6 Biggest Complaints About Business Travel

Although TerraCycle still has less than $20 million a year in annual revenue, it operates in 21 countries now. That means that my intense domestic travel — Minneapolis to Racine, Wisconsin, to Chicago — has morphed into intense global travel … Continue reading

NYTimes.com · Oct 8, 2012

Alternatives to school fundraisers

Lots of Items Formerly Known As Trash can be recycled into new, slightly questionable items with TerraCycle.  I’m not sure anyone needs a Capri Sun tree skirt, but they pay cash directly to the school for candy bar wrappers, drink … Continue reading

The Big Binder blog · Oct 8, 2012

Think Outside the (Cereal) Box

We came across a staggering piece of information recently: nearly half of the containers and packaging that ends up in landfills can be recycled. Half. That’s a lot of every-day items in homes across America that can be re-used. Our … Continue reading

Bag the Box blog (Malt-O-Meal) · Oct 8, 2012

The Tom’s of Maine Natural Care Brigade

Tom’s of Maine is partnering with recycling and upcycling firm TerraCycle on the Tom’s of Maine Natural Care Brigade, a free collection program that enables consumers to keep packaging from all Tom’s of Maine products— and other brands—out of landfills. … Continue reading

Happi: Household and Personal Products Industry · Oct 8, 2012

CPA collects candy wrappers to stop hunger

By Kelsey Tamborrino Collegian Staff Writer Candy bars, of all things, could help stop hunger through Feeding America and the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State this 2012-13 play season. The CPA is involved in a program called … Continue reading

The Daily Collegian (Penn State) · Oct 4, 2012

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