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TerraCycle Back To School Recycling Efforts

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 Reading

My South Central Texas Mommy · Sep 26, 2011

Three Cheers

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 Reading

Poughkeepsie Journal · Sep 26, 2011

Recycle your Colgate Wisps

I know many of you are fans of the Colgate Wisp <>  (of course that might be my fault).  Did you know you could recycle your used Wisps <> ?  I learned last week that Colgate <>  has a partnership … Continue Reading

Curious Mitch · Sep 26, 2011

Empty Comestic Containers?

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, fill up a box of empty cosmetic containers. Print out a per-paid … Continue Reading

SandyCan blog · Sep 25, 2011

Students from Concord Christian Academy have been collecting trash

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 Reading

Concord Monitor (MA) · Sep 25, 2011

What Would You Do About The Debt?

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 Reading

Huffington Post · Sep 23, 2011

From trash to cash: Effort at Maple Shade school has students helping to raise money through recycling

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 Reading · Sep 23, 2011

How To Recycle With TerraCycle

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 Reading

Hot Glue Guns · Sep 22, 2011

EcoInterview – Albe Zakes, VP of Media Relations for TerraCycle

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 Reading

Eco Apprentice · Sep 22, 2011

Upcycling: The process of converting waste into usable products

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 Reading (Worcester MA) · Sep 22, 2011