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Students walk to green carpet at Sustainapolooza Students walk to green carpet at Sustainapolooza

A celebration took place yesterday in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.  But it was not athletics or academics that was being celebrated but the strides that Iowa State is taking in the field on sustainability. The event was … Continue Reading

Feb 29, 2012

TerraCycle Tuesday: Spotlight on Colgate Oral Care Brigade

What can be TerraCycled in this category? Answer: ANY BRAND toothpaste tubes, toothpaste caps, tooth brushes, floss containers, and plastic toothbrush packaging (what a toothbrush comes in when you buy it) What CANNOT be TerraCycled in this category? Answer: cardboard … Continue Reading

Room 201 Blog · Feb 28, 2012

Recycled Garden Accessories from Terracycle

Who could imagine that a granola bag could be turned into a watering can? Or, a drink pouch into a plant caddy? TerraCycle®, Inc., the pioneering upcycling and recycling company, has three new products available for the eco-conscious gardener. The … Continue Reading

Natural Home and Garden · Feb 24, 2012

MiddCore explores upcycling

The College is taking steps to implement TerraCycle, a new waste management program, which will hopefully be introduced to the student body during Spring Term. MiddCORE suggested the program over Winter Term, and the group has since been working out … Continue Reading

MiddleburyCampus.com · Feb 23, 2012

Can Saving Trash Help Raise Money for Your Nonprofit?

“If you just leave your bag of garbage by your front door I’ll stop by and grab it on my way to work.” This probably isn’t something most people Facebook message their friends about at 10:00 at night. But, not … Continue Reading

Color Me Green blog · Feb 22, 2012

Partnership Elementary Earns State Recycling Title

by Bill Poston Partnership Elementary earned first place at the county and state levels in the K-12 school recycling competition sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, Inc. and Nestlé Waters North America, The students and staff at Partnership Elementary collected 3,231 … Continue Reading

Wake County Public Schools website (NC) · Feb 22, 2012

Mrs. Hatcher’s Hangout: Updates from Room 123

We have SO much going on right now in room 123! Check it out: *BRIGADES, BRIGADES, BRIGADES! I am sure you’ve heard of the 5th grade G21 project. We have been recycling 3 different types of brigades (glue sticks/bottles, empty … Continue Reading

Goochland County Schools teacher blog (VA) · Feb 22, 2012

Gold Buyback Site Sharing Proceeds with Charity

Trenton, N.J.–SellYourGold.com is teaming up with international recycling company TerraCycle Inc. to add a charitable aspect for consumers who are selling their precious metal jewelry for cash. Based in Trenton, N.J., TerraCycle is a recycling and “up-cycling” company that specializes … Continue Reading

National Jeweler · Feb 22, 2012

TerraCycle Tuesday: Eco-Product Design Contest

I’m sharing something a little different for today’s TerraCycle Tuesday. Instead of highlighting a brigade, I’m spreading the word about TerraCycle’s annual Eco-Product Design Contest, which will soon be accepting entries for 2012. Here’s some info from TerraCycle: Elmer’s® Products, … Continue Reading

Room 201 Blog · Feb 21, 2012

Six Strategies for Partnering with Big Brands

Tom Szaky didn’t even try to get his product–a worm excrement fertilizer packed in a recycled bottle–into small retailers when he started TerraCycle six years ago. Instead, he reached as high as he could: Wal-Mart. “If I want to be big … Continue Reading

Yahoo! Finance · Feb 21, 2012