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TerraCycle Gets Behind Facebook Game “Trash Tycoon”

TerraCycle, a company that specializes in the collection and reuse of non-recyclable post-consumer waste, is sponsoring a sustainability-themed social game for Facebook. Created by Manhattan-based startup Guerillapps , the game, called Trash Tycoon , is the first ever to highlight … Continue Reading

Sustainable Life Media · Sep 7, 2011

New Consumer Sighting: Trash Tycoon

Social games maker Guerillapps has teamed up with CarbonFund.org, TreeHugger, and Terracycle to launch Trash Tycoon, a game designed to encourage “upcycling”—the process of converting trash into usable products. Instead of planting crops or building cities as in FarmVille or … Continue Reading

The New Consumer · Sep 7, 2011

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Northern Cheapskate blog · Sep 7, 2011

Exclusive: Meet Guerillapps’ Trash Tycoon, a social game to bring out your green side

“Trash Tycoon is our first game in the green space,” Guerillapps co-founder Raviv Turner told VentureBeat. “We want to try and motivate consumers to do the right thing.” TerraCycle , a real-world recycling company that positions kiosks around major cities, … Continue Reading

Venture Beat · Sep 6, 2011

Exclusive: Meet Guerillapps’ Trash Tycoon, a social game to bring out your green side

“Trash Tycoon is our first game in the green space,” Guerillapps co-founder Raviv Turner told VentureBeat. “We want to try and motivate consumers to do the right thing.” TerraCycle , a real-world recycling company that positions kiosks around major cities, … Continue Reading

The New York Times Online · Sep 6, 2011

Social Gaming Startup Guerillapps Launches First Green-Theme Upcycling Game on Facebook

NEW YORK CITY – –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 06, 2011– , a Manhattan-based social gaming startup, today announces the launch of Trash Tycoon, its first green-theme social game for Facebook. The game is now available for play and takes a unique approach … Continue Reading

Newsday · Sep 6, 2011

TerraCycle launches waste-to-profit Facebook game

Could TerraCycle and Guerillapps have hit upon the next FarmVille? The Trash Tycoon Facebook game that launched yesterday challenges players to find and recycle trash that can be used to make eco-friendly products that translate into game money and points. … Continue Reading

Sep 6, 2011

The Trash Tycoon Facebook Game Launches Today!

ou can also cooperate with others to achieve these goals more efficiently! Players can help clean up other players cities, speed up the production of upcycled goods, and even chat and interact in real time. We also have programs with … Continue Reading

Treehugger · Sep 6, 2011

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Coastal Courier · Sep 6, 2011

Trash Tycoon on Facebook!!

Trash Tycoon which is sponsored by Terracycle  <http://www.terracycle.net/> and Treehugger   <http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/the-trash-tycoon-facebook-game-launches-today.php> is now open today  September 6th, 2011 to the public in beta form. I took the time to play and get familiar with the game and it is fun. … Continue Reading

Green Universe · Sep 6, 2011