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TerraCycle Tuesday: Eco-Product Design Contest

I’m sharing something a little different for today’s TerraCycle Tuesday. Instead of highlighting a brigade, I’m spreading the word about TerraCycle’s annual Eco-Product Design Contest, which will soon be accepting entries for 2012. Here’s some info from TerraCycle: Elmer’s® Products, … Continue Reading

Room 201 Blog · Feb 21, 2012

Six Strategies for Partnering with Big Brands

Tom Szaky didn’t even try to get his product–a worm excrement fertilizer packed in a recycled bottle–into small retailers when he started TerraCycle six years ago. Instead, he reached as high as he could: Wal-Mart. “If I want to be big … Continue Reading

Yahoo! Finance · Feb 21, 2012

Six strategies for partnering with big brands

A must-follow checklist for small businesses looking to connect with powerhouse companies like Wal-Mart. Tom Szaky didn’t even try to get his product–a worm excrement fertilizer packed in a recycled bottle–into small retailers when he started TerraCycle six years ago. … Continue Reading

Dynamic Business · Feb 21, 2012

Clark 7th Graders Take Part In Terracycle Recycling Project

Nicole Mailloux’s seventh grade writing students at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark are actively participating in a service learning project to utilize persuasive writing techniques in order to motivate other middle school students to take part in an … Continue Reading

News Record · Feb 21, 2012

It’s a Wrap – For Now

Beginning next week, the CCHS Environmental Field Studies Group has teamed up with Terracycle, a global program that aims to eliminate waste with recycling and upcycling. The EFSG is collecting the following items: all brands and sizes of candy wrappers, … Continue Reading

Concord Patch · Feb 21, 2012

Spencer-Van Etten Town Talk: Be green and help schools get greenbacks

Both Chemung and Tioga counties recycle much material, including plastic grocery bags in Tioga. There are some things, however, neither county takes, such as plastic bowls or tubs for yogurt, margarine, Cool Whip, deli foods and the like. I always … Continue Reading

Ithaca journal online · Feb 20, 2012

Growing from Worm Poop to Packaging Reuse

TerraCycle, the Newark, N.J. based brand has evolved into a $20 million-a-year operation, since it was founded in 2001 by Princeton University dropout Tom Szaky. In a few short years, the company has pivoted but not abandoned its original focus … Continue Reading · Feb 20, 2012

GHS CLASS OF 62 Party, Casino Bus Trip, Chip Bag Blitz Contest, GHS Class of 82 Reunion, All Class Rams Reunion, Just Mom & Me

Help score some extra points this playoff season for the Almost Home Animal Shelter by saving all those empty chip bags from your sports parties and get-togethers and send them in to Haddon Township’s Green Team. TerraCycle will upcycle these … Continue Reading

Gloucester City News · Feb 20, 2012

Girl Scouts celebrating group’s 100 birthday

The Girl Scouts of the USA will turn 100 years old on March 12, and are celebrating Green Forever. The Girl Scouts Tioga Service Unit has teamed with to minimize the waste stream to earn its Celebrating 100 Forever Green … Continue Reading

Merced Sun and Star · Feb 20, 2012

Three Sisters All-Natural Cereal: Very Tasty & Very Eco-Friendly

Two of the reasons for the superior taste in their cereal is they use all natural ingredients as well as packaging every cereal in a “freshness saver” bag. There are no artificial preservatives, colors or flavors and no hydrogenated oils … Continue Reading (Treehugger) · Feb 20, 2012