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Simple Steps To Help The Environment

Below are some simple things that your family can do together at home to be earth-friendly: * Use one cup a day. Have each family member use only one cup for the whole day. This helps your household cut down … Continue reading

Charlotte Parent · Dec 2, 2011

The Secret to Making Recycling Fun

Children’s chores often include taking out the trash, (hopefully) taking out the recycling, and washing the dishes. After their chores, they usually get rewarded with free time to play. Given these habits, it’s not surprising children often view recycling as … Continue reading

Green City Take a Step · Dec 2, 2011


Here’s a ugly stat: Containers and packaging created roughly 71.6 million tons of waste in the United States in 2009, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That’s why Garnier is sponsoring the Personal Care and Beauty Brigade with recycling … Continue reading

Women’s Health · Dec 1, 2011

New Jersey DEP recognizes recycling leaders

Recyclebank, TerraCycle and Sharp Electronics Corp. were among the 10 winners of awards presented by New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Students from across the state were also honored for writing poems about recycling. Students wrote about ways their … Continue reading · Dec 1, 2011

Forbes Impact 30

Tom Szaky Terracycle At a Glance * Age: 29 * Headquarters: Trenton, N.J. * 2010 revenues: $13 million * Profile When Tom Szaky was a freshman at Princeton he hit upon the idea of using worm poop as an … Continue reading

Forbes Magazine · Nov 30, 2011

St. Elizabeth Area Catholic School’s recycling program doubles as a fundraiser

Mark Fritzler, 8th grade, left, and Zack Parman, 7th grade, right, count the recycled Capri Sun juice concentrate drink during her lunch hour at St. Elizabeth School in Reese. Students are encouraged to recycle their Capri Sun drink containers after … Continue reading

Saginaw News, mLive (MI) · Nov 30, 2011

Sandburg Elementary Turns Trash into Treasure

In the famous story Rumpelstiltskin, the king’s daughter spun straw into gold. Today, the TerraCycle company helps schools turn trash into treasure! TerraCycle was founded in 2006, and their goal is to divert trash from landfills, and turn it into … Continue reading

Your Hub · Nov 30, 2011

TerraCycle Company Makes Products Out of Trash

Are you looking for a great earth-friendly gift for your friends and family? Well a backpack made out of juice pouches, or a wallet made out of candy wrappers would be perfect for this holiday season. Lucky for you, TerraCycle … Continue reading

Your Hub · Nov 30, 2011

Ellen Degeneres Puts on Her Tech Pajama Jeans

The game is part of Sojo Studio’s mission to effect positive change in the real world using gaming, according to the statement released. The idea of using gaming for positive change isn’t a new one. Zynga has donated millions of … Continue reading

Portfolio · Nov 30, 2011

Chad Rea – Chief Catalyst/Curator at ecopop

What is one business idea that you’re willing to give away to our readers? I’m fascinated by waste. TerraCycle is one of those innovative companies that has figured out a way to reuse waste and turn it into a profitable … Continue reading

Idea Mensch · Nov 30, 2011

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