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Green-themed Social Game ‘Trash Tycoon’ Hits Facebook, Gives In-game Rewards For Real-life Recycling

Social gaming company Guerillapps has launched “Trash Tycoon,” a social game on Facebook which has a focus on environmental issues. The game aims to increase awareness of environmental issues and sustainability, while it highlights the concept of upcycling — where … Continue Reading

Scribbal.com · Sep 8, 2011

Facebook Game Upcycles Trash For Charity

Trash Tycoon , created by social gaming startup Guerillapps and sponsored by upcycling company TerraCycle , is the first Facebook game built around upcycling. In the game, players take the role of recycling entrepreneurs responsible for cleaning up a trash-strewn … Continue Reading

Earth911 · Sep 8, 2011

New Apps Promote Environmental Values: Upcycling, Endangered Species

A new game on Facebook is the first to highlight the concept of upcycling, where trash is turned into valuable products rather than thrown away. Manhattan-based startup Guerillapps created Trash Tycoon, where players take the role of recycling entrepreneurs. They … Continue Reading

Sustainable Business · Sep 8, 2011

New Facebook Game Teaches Players To Recycle

Hundreds of millions of people in countries all over the world use Facebook every day. Now, some are using the ever popular game apps as a platform for changing real world behaviors and cleaning up the planet. Terracycle, known for … Continue Reading

Crisp Green · Sep 8, 2011

New Facebook Game Teaches Players To Recycle

Hundreds of millions of people in countries all over the world use Facebook every day. Now, some are using the ever popular game apps as a platform for changing real world behaviors and cleaning up the planet. Terracycle, known for … Continue Reading

Green Selector · Sep 8, 2011

Trash Tycoon is a breath of fresh, smog-free air

Instead of building a city, Trash Tycoon asks you to clean one up. The houses and streets are already there, but they’re a mess. It’s a game that attempts to teach players about the benefits of recycling, but it doesn’t … Continue Reading

Gamezebo · Sep 8, 2011

New Apps Promote Environmental Values: Upcycling, Endangered Species

A new game on Facebook is the first to highlight the concept of upcycling, where trash is turned into valuable products rather than thrown away. Manhattan-based startup Guerillapps created Trash Tycoon, where players take the role of recycling entrepreneurs. They … Continue Reading

International Business Times - UK · Sep 8, 2011

Patch Picks: Five Ways to Go Green

2. Trinity Lutheran School helps recycle the “unrecyclable” Burr Ridge’s Trinity Lutheran is another local school making a difference. Instead of throwing away difficult-to-recycle materials like cookie wrappers and potato chip bags, Trinity Lutheran sends that refuse to TerraCycle in … Continue Reading

Patch.com – Burr Ridge · Sep 8, 2011

Up-cycling

Garden Center magazine · Sep 8, 2011