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Turning Your Waste into Massive Equity

On Sept. 20, Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of Trenton, N.J.-based TerraCycle Inc., one of the leaders in eco-capitalism and “upcycling,” will return to address Expo East attendees at 9 a.m. His talk, “Turning Your Waste into Massive Equity,” will … Continue Reading

Gourmet Retailer · Aug 13, 2012

Forget gold stars. Here’s how to get a green star this back-to-school season

Buy recycled As much as you may be fantastic at reusing last year’s supplies, you will need to buy some new things for the upcoming school year. The best way to maintain your green credentials is to buy upcycled products. … Continue Reading

Exchange My Phone · Aug 13, 2012

Staples Back to School Deals Week of 8/12

Recycle a Binder and Save $2 – Stock up on new binders with this eco-friendly, money savings solution. Shoppers will receive $2 off the purchase of a new binder for each binder they bring in to recycle with this first-of-its kind … Continue Reading · Aug 13, 2012

Cherry Tomatoes: The Easiest Plant You’ll Ever Grow

Growing cherry tomatoes is the best way for newbies to ease into gardening.    Love the idea of growing your own food, but daunted by a brown thumb? Grab a pot and a cherry tomato seedling, and you’ll never again wonder … Continue Reading · Aug 13, 2012

3 Things You Can Recycle For Cash Back, According To Investopedia

WASHINGTON (WUSA) – We all know that recycling our paper, plastic, and glass is important for the enviornment. But what if I told you that you that recycling certain items could earn you some cold hard cash? Investopedia gives us three … Continue Reading

WUSA online (Washington, D.C.) · Aug 13, 2012

The Problem With Performance Reviews

I don’t believe in formal performance reviews. I think they create an environment where employers risk not confronting unsatisfactory performance when it happens — or acknowledging great work when it is delivered.     At TerraCycle, our approach has been … Continue Reading · Aug 13, 2012

Recycling Games – TerraCycle

TerraCycle creates national recycling systems for previously non-recyclable or hard-to-recycle waste. Anyone can sign up for these programs, called the Brigades, and send them waste. Then, the collected waste is turned into different products and materials available at major retailers. Terracycle … Continue Reading · Aug 11, 2012

Painting the house…TerraCycle style

Painting the outside of a house can be a real chore – a hot, sticky, messy chore. But it’s not so bad when you have hundreds of people to help. Our friends at TerraCycle are hosting the 8th annual Jersey Fresh Jam this weekend at … Continue Reading · Aug 9, 2012

Are Games the Green Wave of the Future?

Editor’s Note: We asked our good friend Albe Zakes at TerraCycle, to share his ideas on gamification when it comes to living the eco-friendly lifestyle. Here are his thoughts. Playing games is an integral part of growing up. No matter the type of … Continue Reading · Aug 9, 2012

The Problem With Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are standard protocol in corporate America. The objective seems to be for the company to give formal and direct feedback to employees, who are assumed to understand that the reviews represent an opportunity to get a status check … Continue Reading · Aug 9, 2012