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TerraCycle, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Launch Recycling Program for Cigarette Waste

TRENTON, N.J. – Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. (SFNTC) has teamed 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% of all cigarette … Continue Reading

NACS Online · Nov 16, 2012

TerraCycle: Upcycled and Recycled Unique Gifts and More

If you are looking for a great gift for your green-minded friends or family members, or even for someone who just loves unique and innovative items, look no further than TerraCycle!  This worldwide leader of recycling and upcycling previously non-recyclable or … Continue Reading

Bullock's Buzz Blog · Nov 16, 2012

My Take on Terracycle’s Cigarette Waste Brigade

I’m a big fan of Terracycle – if you haven’t yet heard about them, go check out their website. Recently they launched Cigarette Butt Collection & Recycling Programs in the US and Canada and I’ve seen some chatter as to … Continue Reading

Going Green Blog · Nov 16, 2012

Global VP of Trenton-based ‘upcycler’ to speak at campus

From unpaid intern to 27-year-old global vice president of media relations at TerraCycle, Inc., Albe Zakes will share his journey, which began as an inspired college kid looking to make a difference in the green industry, during his visit to … Continue Reading

PSU Brandywine · Nov 16, 2012

TerraCycle wants your butts

TerraCycle Inc. has created the Cigarette Waste Brigade, asking people to send their butts so they can be recycled into pellets used to make items such as park benches, shipping pallets and railroad ties. Hold on to your butts … … Continue Reading

Waste and Recycling News · Nov 16, 2012

TerraCycle now accepts and upcycles cigarette butts

After a long two years of planning and tweaking, TerraCycle, the recognized leader in upcycling items that previously were considered non-recyclable, is now accepting used cigarette butts for its latest Brigade. This amazing project was the brainchild of TC’s founder … Continue Reading

EnviroThink · Nov 16, 2012

Tobacco Company, Terracycle Team Up to Recycle Cigarette Butts

Cigarette butts are the most littered item in America and make up 38% of all trash on U.S. roadways, according to Keep America Beautiful. Annually, worldwide cigarette butt litter amounts to 1.69 billion pounds. TerraCycle Inc., a company devoted to … Continue Reading

Earth911 · Nov 15, 2012

Cigarette maker funds recycling

RICHMOND, Va. — 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 … Continue Reading

KOB 4 (CBS Affiliate) · Nov 15, 2012

Those cigarette butts? Reynolds wants to recycle

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

Erie Times News · Nov 15, 2012

Reynolds subsidiary funding cigarette recycling

RICHMOND, Va. — 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 … Continue Reading

Salon.com · Nov 15, 2012