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Riverkeeper Sweep Day of Service for the Hudson River

This year’s Riverkeeper Sweep, a day of service for the Hudson River, is expected to attract as many as 1,000 volunteers to help clean up more than 150 miles of shoreline in more than 60 locations on the Hudson River … Continue Reading

Inhabitat - New York City · May 10, 2013

Go Green! Greenpoint! to Return This Weekend

The second annual Riverkeeper Sweep, a day of service to clean up the shores along the Hudson River, will have its headquarters at Go Green! Greenpoint! This year, Riverkeeper has teamed with recycling pioneer TerraCycle to recycle cigarette butts into … Continue Reading

Greenpoint Gazette Online · May 10, 2013

Compass School Wins Green Ribbon

The Compass School in Kingston has been named a 2013 Green Ribbon school by the U.S. Department of Education for its environmental efforts. Sustainability practices include packing no-waste lunches, regular silverware, and reusable water bottles.  Documents are printed on both … Continue Reading

Narragansett Patch (RI) · May 10, 2013

Garden State Green Awards to honor ‘greenest citizens’

The Garden State Green Awards, also known as the “Boggies,” honor individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the environment, demonstrating that we can indeed “Save the Planet, One Person at a Time.” Garden State Green Awards … Continue Reading · May 9, 2013

Annual Flushing Bay Shore Line Clean Up – Riverkeeper Sweep

Riverkeeper Sweep, an annual day of service to clean up the shores of the Hudson River, takes place onSaturday May 11, 2013. Riverkeeper has joined recycling pioneer TerraCycle’s Cigarette Waste Brigade to recycle cigarette butts and related cigarette waste during … Continue Reading

Queens Courier Online · May 8, 2013

Kamel: TerraCycling effective way to make one man’s trash another’s green treasure

TerraCycle has found a way to reuse and upcycle plastic waste into new products. The polystyrene in the hundreds of plastic cups I just shipped to TerraCycle will be used to make backpacks, trashcans, containers and more. In addition to … Continue Reading

Daily Northwestern Online · May 7, 2013

10 Coolest Wallets Created from Recycled Objects

Upcycling company TerraCycle also collects snack food wrappers, transforming them into bags, scrapbooks and more. Meanwhile, on a smaller scale, many people have crafted their own products – like the Skittles wallet above – to use themselves or sell online.

Alizul blog · May 6, 2013

Kimberly-Clark Professional program to recycle cleanroom and laboratory gloves, garments

To provide cleanrooms and laboratories with effective solutions to mitigate waste and enhance corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability efforts, Kimberly-Clark Professional recently introduced RightCycle, a program it says is the first large-scale recycling effort for nontraditional cleanroom waste. The … Continue Reading

Facilities Management · May 3, 2013

Cigarette butt redemption?

What will he do with them all you may ask? They’ll be shipped to Terracycle, a New Jersey based company that specializes in hard-to-recycle waste.

WCSH6 Bangor, ME · May 2, 2013

Cigarette butt redemption?

What will he do with them all you may ask? They’ll be shipped to Terracycle, a New Jersey based company that specializes in hard-to-recycle waste.

WLBZ2 · May 2, 2013