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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 ReadingMlive.com, Grand Rapids Press · Dec 20, 2011
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 ReadingRoom 201 Blog · Dec 20, 2011
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 ReadingMashable.com · Dec 20, 2011
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 ReadingArizona Daily Star · Dec 7, 2011
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 ReadingThe Zero Waste Home · Dec 7, 2011
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 ReadingSchools of Fashion Design blog · Dec 7, 2011
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 Readingshaverscreek.posterous.com · Dec 7, 2011
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 ReadingRoom 201 Blog · Dec 7, 2011
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 ReadingRoom 201 Blog · Dec 6, 2011
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 ReadingMy Baby's Going Green · Dec 5, 2011