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Emmorton Elementary turns trash into cash

Emmorton Elementary is taking the old saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” to a whole new level. Since the beginning of the 2010 school year, the school on Tollgate Road has raised $8,000 by recycling everyday trash, such … Continue Reading

Baltimore Sun Online · Mar 21, 2012

Glenwood Avenue students turn trash to treasure

WILDWOOD — Jason Fuscellaro’s classroom at Glenwood Avenue Elementary school is full of boxes of empty chip bags, juice containers, candy wrappers and empty tubes of toothpaste. It was trash that was headed for a landfill, but because of Fuscellaro’s … Continue Reading · Mar 21, 2012

Natural Odor Eliminators, Garden Kits for Children: In & Out

If sweet-smelling room deodorizers aren’t your thing, here’s something to consider: the Moso Bag, a natural air-purifying bag containing moso bamboo. What’s so great about that? Moso bamboo is said to absorb and filter odors, pollutants, allergens and bacteria while … Continue Reading (Cleveland Plain Dealer) · Mar 21, 2012

TerraCycle Tuesday: Solo Cup Brigade

What can be TerraCycled in this category? Answer: any brand and size of polystyrene #6 cups What CANNOT be TerraCycled in this category? Answer: foam cups, any # cup other can #6 What does this waste get used for? Our … Continue Reading

Room 201 Blog · Mar 20, 2012

Create an Easter Project with TerraCycle

Celebrate the Pink, Yellow, and “Green” Hues of Easter TerraCycle®Provides Easter DIY Project and Free Collection Program for Candy Wrappers Spring is in the air, and the Easter bunny is just a hop, skip and a jump away. This year, … Continue Reading

Dallas Green Activism Examiner · Mar 20, 2012

LUNA Bar Bag from TerraCycle

Back in August, I featured TerraCycle on The Campsite in Your Trash Can Be Someone’s Treasure. This is a company that recycles your trash, including garbage from trail food you bring along on your outdoor excursions, into handy products, from … Continue Reading · Mar 20, 2012

How Sponsored Waste Creates Jobs and Builds Community

Despite having once famously complained that recycling is bullshit—nothing more than a sham to shift responsibility from producer to consumer—Lloyd was nevertheless impressed by Terracycle’s sponsored waste upcycling programs which encourage companies to take responsibility for the waste stream created … Continue Reading · Mar 20, 2012

It’s made of what?

The Terra Stone Plant Caddy and the Eco-Terra Watering Can will be on store shelves this spring. These are all great additions to the host of tools used by gardeners who want to do their part for the environment. Who … Continue Reading · Mar 20, 2012

Pageant Winner Feels Right at Home at Texas Tech

Environmental Platform Her platform theme for pageants has always focused on the environment, and Bojorquez said she loves the voice winning gives her for preserving nature and similar causes. Before competing for the title of World Miss Universe, Bojorquez won … Continue Reading

Texas Tech Today · Mar 19, 2012

Recycling Heroine

Some people know how to turn lemons into lemonade. Telma Rangel has figured out how to convert trash into treasure. It all began when Mother’s Cookies, an Oakland-based company, went out of business in 2008 and Rangel lost her job … Continue Reading

Bay Area Parent Online · Mar 17, 2012