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Gamify Trash? Trash Tycoon Does That.

There’s a new game at Facebook called Trash Tycoon that gamifies trash and recycling. It combines most of my key hot buttons – technology, education, and environmental responsibility – into a game. It’s made by social gaming startup Guerillapps <http://www.guerillapps.com/>  and sponsored … Continue reading

Web Teacher · Sep 16, 2011

Local School Participates In TerraCycle Brigades

After a student told him about TerraCycle, a science teacher signed up the school to collect non-recyclable packaging, starting a school-wide recycling program.

KFDX-TV · Sep 15, 2011

Marietta Partners WithTerraCycle

Program Will Provide Recycling Option For Hotel Bath Products Hotel amenities are now more readily recyclable, thanks to a new partnership between manufacturing leader Marietta Corporation and TerraCycle. Until recently, hotels had limited recycling options for the small bottles and … Continue reading

Chloregy · Sep 15, 2011

Design Junkies Upcycle

The designers at TerraCycle refer to themselves as “junkies.” The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders may not recognize job addiction, but after speaking with the company’s resident design junkies, it is not hard to imagine withdrawal symptoms on … Continue reading

Sep 15, 2011

Green-themed upcycling game

From Guerillapps comes Trash Tycoon (www.trashtycoon.com), a free, green-themed social game for Facebook. The game incorporates awareness for environmental issues and sustainability. In Trash Tycoon, players take on the role of recycling entrepreneurs who collect virtual litter in a trash … Continue reading

Arab News · Sep 14, 2011

Packaging’s got game with the kids

Packaging science is vital to recycling and upcycling, and protecting the environment from our waste and overuse of natural resources. We both now how important packaging is, the question is how to keep it evolving. TerraCycle is out to reach … Continue reading

Packaging Digest · Sep 14, 2011

Turn school lunches into green while going green

This year, bringing green into the fall and winter is easy. While packing lunches as kids head back to school, options for staying eco-friendly and keeping lunch tasty are at your fingertips. TerraCycle, a pioneering recycling and upcycling company, offers … Continue reading

Daily News-Sun (AZ) · Sep 13, 2011

Turn school lunches into green while going green

This year, bringing green into the fall and winter is easy. While packing lunches as kids head back to school, options for staying eco-friendly and keeping lunch tasty are at your fingertips. TerraCycle, a pioneering recycling and upcycling company, offers … Continue reading

Ahwataukee News · Sep 13, 2011

Please explain your innovation at greater length

The Guerillapps team quickly realized that in order to maintain Trash Tycoon’s fun, social landscape but ultimately change consumers’ environmental outlook, they would have to take the game outside of the virtual and into the real world. The first step? … Continue reading

Wall Street Journal Online · Sep 12, 2011

INSTANT MBA: Be Flexible In Your Business, But Not In Your Ideals

“Be flexible in your business model but not in your ideals, and harbor determination.” Szaky founded TerraCycle when he was just a 19-year-old Princeton freshman. The company made worm refuse into fertilizer and packaged it in recycled bottles. Now, TerraCycle … Continue reading

Business Insider · Sep 12, 2011

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