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Dutton Christian School Students Recycle Toothbrushes to Raise Money

GAINES TOWNSHIP — Fifth-grader Kyle Dronkers kept a straight face while talking about recycling used toothbrushes to help the planet and raise money for Dutton Christian School. “Well, I wouldn’t recommend using them,” deadpanned Kyle, 10, as he flashed a … Continue Reading, Grand Rapids Press · Dec 20, 2011

TerraCycle Tuesday: Spotlight on Scotch Tape Brigade

Happy TerraCycle Tuesday! Today the spotlight is on the Scotch Tape Brigade. If you’re anything like my mom and I, you go through rolls and rolls (and rolls) of tape this time of year. While you’re wrapping all those gifts, … Continue Reading

Room 201 Blog · Dec 20, 2011

4 Big Trends for the Future of Sustainable Tech

Saving the planet and cutting down on emissions is a good thing, but who says you can’t have a little fun while doing so? “Sustainable” and “green” tech can seem boring, but the next generation of technology isn’t just good … Continue Reading · Dec 20, 2011

Pima waiting for city OK on new courts complex

The Pima County Board of Supervisors has agreed to go ahead with interim financing for the planned Joint Justice/Municipal Courts Complex – but only if the City Council agrees next week to pay for its share. In other action, the … Continue Reading

Arizona Daily Star · Dec 7, 2011

Frustrating yearly tally, cheered up by Solar

As with our previous tally (which Sunset took away in October last year), the jar obviously does not include the “active discards” of the few things that I have sent back to manufacturers with a suggestion letter, or the occasional … Continue Reading

The Zero Waste Home · Dec 7, 2011

Alex M & M’s Candy Wrapper Jewelry

Make your child’s craft time with Alex M&M’s Candy Wrapper Jewelry. Alex has partnered with Terracycle to create this fun jewelry activity, which repurposes unused M&M’s candy wrappers that would otherwise end up in landfills. Make bracelets, headbands, and belts … Continue Reading

Schools of Fashion Design blog · Dec 7, 2011

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