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TerraCycle’s Back to School recycling efforts have been underway with collection programs for Frito-Lay chip bags, Nabisco cookie wrappers, and Capri Sun and Honest Kids juice pouches. They collect these normally non-recyclable items, upcycle and recycle them, and pay their collectors for … Continue ReadingMy South Central Texas Mommy · Sep 26, 2011
To Poughkeepsie’s Tabernacle Christian Academy — one of four schools nationwide to receive a donated playground made, in part, from recycled flip flops collected from Old Navy customers. The recipients of the playgrounds — made by PDPlay, manufacturers of environmentally … Continue ReadingPoughkeepsie Journal · Sep 26, 2011
I know many of you are fans of the Colgate Wisp <http://www.colgatewisp.com/wisp/HomePage> (of course that might be my fault). Did you know you could recycle your used Wisps <http://www.colgatewisp.com/wisp/HomePage> ? I learned last week that Colgate <http://www.colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/HomePage.cvsp> has a partnership … Continue ReadingCurious Mitch · Sep 26, 2011
Recycle your cosmetic packing and help out a charity. L’Oreal Garnier and TerraCycle have partnered to create The Personal Care and Beauty Brigade. After signing up at www.terracycle.net, fill up a box of empty cosmetic containers. Print out a per-paid … Continue ReadingSandyCan blog · Sep 25, 2011
Students from Concord Christian Academy have been collecting trash – and funds – this fall. The students collect normally nonrecyclable trash, send it in to TerraCycle, a company that pays for the junk, recycles it and turns it into other … Continue ReadingConcord Monitor (MA) · Sep 25, 2011
What should be done about America’s debt? It’s the $14 trillion question that continues to fuel debate in the halls of Congress and across dinner tables nationwide. To the delight of frustrated supporters and chagrin of emboldened critics, President Obama … Continue ReadingHuffington Post · Sep 23, 2011
When it comes to recycling, Sharon Sullivan, an educational assistant at Maude Wilkins Elementary School, takes it one step further. She recycles what was once considered unrecyclable and, at the same time, turns a profit for the school. “The students … Continue Readingsouthjerseylocalnews.com · Sep 23, 2011
The Elmer’s Glue Crew Brigade is a free program through TerraCycle that pays schools and organizations to collect Elmer’s glue bottles and glue sticks to be recycled. This video walks you through the collection and recycling steps. To join Elmer’s … Continue ReadingHot Glue Guns · Sep 22, 2011
On 9/16/11, I had a fun and informative interview with Albe Zakes. He is the VP of Media Relations for TerraCycle. He has been with TerraCycle since 2006. That same year, INC magazine ran a story calling TerraCycle the “coolest … Continue ReadingEco Apprentice · Sep 22, 2011
Vicky Peck has a nickname some might find not so flattering, but she loves it when kids call her the “juice pouch lady” because it means they’re thinking about recycling. And getting kids to think about recycling is the first … Continue Readingtelegram.com (Worcester MA) · Sep 22, 2011