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CHIP In During the Holidays

With even less coercing, Rutabaga was talked into yet another creative holiday craft! With slight patience, we created beautiful fancy bows out of non-recyclable chip bags and you can too! Terracycle is a national recycling system for previously non-recyclable or … Continue reading · Dec 7, 2011

TerraCycle Refresher Week: What NOT to TerraCycle

Yesterday I blogged about what we TerraCycle here at Blue Ridge. Today I’m going to write about something equally important: what we DON’T TerraCycle. Here is a list of items that I often see in our TerraCycle collection bins and … Continue reading

Room 201 Blog · Dec 7, 2011

TerraCycle Refresher Week: What Can Be TerraCycled?

For today’s post during this TerraCycle Refresher week on our blog, I’m sharing a list and description of what items we collect for TerraCycle here at Blue Ridge. Glue Bottles/Sticks Any size Elmer’s brand glue sticks and plastic glue bottles … Continue reading

Room 201 Blog · Dec 6, 2011

Eliminate the Idea of Waste

Eco-friendly cleaners have become more popular as people try to stay away from harsh chemicals, and now there’s more good news: not only are the eco-friendly cleaners available, but the bottles are being made from recycled plastics and are also … Continue reading

My Baby's Going Green · Dec 5, 2011

PRINCETON: Nominations sought for sustainability awards

Princeton Environmental Film Festival – The festival has introduced an incredibly rich selection of films about critical environmental issues to our community. The films are often followed by a panel discussion featuring local businesses or causes that relate to the … Continue reading

Princeton Packet website · Dec 5, 2011

‘Turning trash into cash’

Youngsters in Jayme Denis’ second-grade class at the Benton Harbor Charter School show off some of the items they are recycling for a profit. John Madill / H-P staff Students learning to keep more waste out of landfills BENTON HARBOR … Continue reading

Herald-Palladium · Dec 5, 2011

COLUMN: Recycling becomes habit when learned in youth

I can’t help it; protecting our natural resources is something I am passionate about, which is why I am so excited about some things going on at Moore Intermediate School. Students, faculty and staff are participating in South Carolina Green … Continue reading

South Carolina Now · Dec 4, 2011

The Rise of Social Entrepreneurs

What’s the Latest Development? A growing number of individuals are using their companies to directly benefit society while also making a profit. Many are innovating low-cost solutions to social and economic problems in the third world. For example, Sam Goldman … Continue reading

Big Think · Dec 2, 2011

Countryside school in Mount Laurel celebrating 40 years Friday

MOUNT LAUREL — The Countryside Elementary School on Schoolhouse Lane will be open from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday to celebrate four decades of education. The event will be the culmination of daylong classroom activities. Visitors will be greeted in … Continue reading

Philly Burbs · Dec 2, 2011


TerraCycle began out of a business plan contest. Tom Szaky wanted to establish a company that would convert waste into fertilizer by feeding it to worms and then utilizing their poop. Apparently he had some success with it previously and … Continue reading

My Teacher Made Me · Dec 2, 2011

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