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Michigan Students “Upcycle” to Raise Money for School, Learn About Reducing Waste

Students at a Michigan elementary school are raising money for their school, while keeping hard-to-recycle materials out of the waste stream. It’s called “upcycling” and at West Ottawa’s Pine Creek Elementary School, it’s becoming part of the school’s culture. “One … Continue Reading

Teach Green blog · Oct 21, 2011

Make a Halloween costume and candy bag from recycled products

Making costumes and treat bags can help save money and the environment during the Halloween season. A great way to make costumes with upcycled or recycled materials eliminates the expense of purchasing new items and the chance or running into … Continue Reading Milwaukee · Oct 20, 2011

Dropps Laundry Detergent

Who doesn’t dream of receiving a product they use regularly for free? You and your readers can enter to receive a year’s worth of detergent for free, and save their cash for other items on their shopping lists. TerraCycle, Inc., … Continue Reading · Oct 20, 2011

Recycling Stuff You Didn’t Think Could be Recycled

This explains, for example, why I save packing peanuts and every so often take a big bagful of them out to Tait Farm, which re-uses them in their mail-order business. Or why I once spent money to ship a box … Continue Reading

Penn Stater Mag · Oct 20, 2011

Recycle Day At PES October 27

“The monthly drop off on Recycle Day is new, both in having a once/month date and also by opening it up to miscellaneous products (per website). Items range found on our list include old toothbrushes and toothpaste, old make-up containers, … Continue Reading

Russell Publications Online · Oct 20, 2011

Trash to cash

The Holland Sentinel · Oct 20, 2011

Learning to be green

Sentinel Standard · Oct 20, 2011

Search For The Largest Laundry Pile Photo Contest

Dropps is teaming up with TerraCycle to search for the largest laundry pile. All you have to do is submit a photo by October 25th, 2011 of that huge pile of laundry that been that just seems to keep growing. … Continue Reading · Oct 19, 2011

Candy wrapper recycling effort under way at CPA

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State is participating in a new “green” initiative by collecting candy wrappers that are recycled and converted into various products. Through a TerraCycle program called the Candy Wrapper … Continue Reading

PSU Live · Oct 19, 2011

Faith Middle School earns money for PTO, charities by recycling

Candy wrappers, old toothbrushes, empty chip bags — at Faith Middle School it’s not just trash; it’s cash. The school can take everything from cream cheese tubs to plastic tape dispensers and recycle it to earn money. And it adds … Continue Reading

The Bayonet/Ledger-Enquirer · Oct 19, 2011