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News articles

TerraCycle 101

Recently Mrs. Erickson and a group of 4th graders learned about Terracycle by looking at the food packaging items we collect at RES and thinking about what becomes of these items.  They shared what they learned with other students.  Terracycle … Continue reading

Richmond Elementary School's Website · Feb 2, 2012

Reducing Waste at Churchill Road Elementary School McLean School Sets Recycling Reusing Upcycling Example

MCLEAN, Va. (WUSA) – Trash has a new meaning at Churchill Road Elementary School. Some of it means money. Some of it means food for the hungry. And some of it means a bumper crop of vegetables this spring. The … Continue reading

WUSA-TV (VA) · Feb 2, 2012

A Pleasant Surprise: Super Bowl XLVI Goes Green!

I’m not much of a sports guy myself. For me, sports seem to be a detraction from more serious issues. But, I noticed on our TerraCycle Facebook page that we’re running a cross-promotion with Frito Lay for Super Bowl XLVI … Continue reading

Treehugger · Feb 1, 2012

Have an Actively Green Winter

January and February may be among the coldest months of the year, but doing fun activities with your families can alleviate some of that winter chill. This Valentine’s Day, think about what you love – children, family, friends and this … Continue reading

Green Child Magazine · Feb 1, 2012

Morgan County schools are ramping up recycling

For local students, collecting cans and bottles is more than a lesson about recycling, it’s about giving back to their school and community while helping the environment. Students at Poston Road and Paragon elementary schools have been hard at work … Continue reading

Herald Times Online · Feb 1, 2012

TerraCycle Tuesday: Spotlight on Cell Phone Brigade

What can be TerraCycled in this category? Answer: any brand and type of cell phone (ex. flip phones, Tracfone/pay-as-you-go models, smartphones, iPhones) What CANNOT be TerraCycled in this category? Answer: house/portable phones, phone chargers, or loose batteries Depending on the … Continue reading

Room 201 Blog · Jan 31, 2012

Are Super Bowl Ads Worth The $3.5 Million?

The lede on an AP story in USA Today claims the Super Bowl is “still the hottest ticket in advertising.” But isn’t that kind of like saying that the $487.25 that “The Book of Mormon” commands for a prime orchestra seat less than … Continue reading

Media Post · Jan 30, 2012

TerraCycle Gives “Unrecyclables” New Life

Wondering how to responsibly dispose of cereal and chip bags, candy wrappers, make-up containers, and other single-use packaging items? Send them to TerraCycle! Founded in 2001, TerraCycle offers national mail-in recycling programs for all kinds of hard-to-recycle plastic waste. The company helps … Continue reading

Green American · Jan 30, 2012

TerraCycle develops recycling for disposable diapers

TRENTON, N.J. (Jan. 24, 11 a.m. ET) — One of the dirtiest and most demonized portions of the municipal waste stream may soon be diverted from landfills. Developing a recycling solution for used disposable diapers, a biological amalgam of complexity, has … Continue reading

Package Talk · Jan 30, 2012

Old Navy Playground in Harrisonburg, VA

Students at Luray Elementary in Harrisonburg, VA receive a playground made out of recycled Flip Flops from Old Navy and TerraCycle.

WHSV-TV, Harrisonburg, VA · Jan 30, 2012

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