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TerraCycle in the news

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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

Gifts for the Student

Backpack and Notebook by TerraCycle (SEE LINK FOR PHOTO) This smile-inspiring bag and matching notebook are perfect for the student who is young or young-at-heart. Made with wrappers from common lunchroom snacks, like Capri Sun pouches and potato chip bags, … Continue Reading

Earth911 · Nov 29, 2011

Gifts for the Traveler

“Chip Tote” by TerraCycle [SEE LINK FOR PHOTO] Add a little whimsey to all your journeys with this tote made from recycled Lays potato chip bags. This funky tote will bring a smile to any traveler’s face, and it’s perfect … Continue Reading

Earth911 · Nov 29, 2011

TerraCycle Offers Spas Free Recycling Program

A busy day at a salon can result in bags of non-recyclable garbage from a full day of haircuts, coloring, nail services and spa procedures. Becoming more environmentally-friendly is on the minds of many spa and salon owners as they … Continue Reading · Nov 29, 2011

TerraCycle. Outsmart waste.

TerraCycle, based in Trenton, NJ, is a for-profit company that upcycles and recycles traditionally non-recyclable waste – into creative consumer products. Even in a city like Cambridge that has a very progressive recycling program (yay for recycling coffee cups and … Continue Reading · Nov 29, 2011