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COLUMN: Recycling becomes habit when learned in youth

I can’t help it; protecting our natural resources is something I am passionate about, which is why I am so excited about some things going on at Moore Intermediate School. Students, faculty and staff are participating in South Carolina Green … Continue Reading

South Carolina Now · Dec 4, 2011

The Rise of Social Entrepreneurs

What’s the Latest Development? A growing number of individuals are using their companies to directly benefit society while also making a profit. Many are innovating low-cost solutions to social and economic problems in the third world. For example, Sam Goldman … Continue Reading

Big Think · Dec 2, 2011

Countryside school in Mount Laurel celebrating 40 years Friday

MOUNT LAUREL — The Countryside Elementary School on Schoolhouse Lane will be open from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday to celebrate four decades of education. The event will be the culmination of daylong classroom activities. Visitors will be greeted in … Continue Reading

Philly Burbs · Dec 2, 2011


TerraCycle began out of a business plan contest. Tom Szaky wanted to establish a company that would convert waste into fertilizer by feeding it to worms and then utilizing their poop. Apparently he had some success with it previously and … Continue Reading

My Teacher Made Me · Dec 2, 2011

Simple Steps To Help The Environment

Below are some simple things that your family can do together at home to be earth-friendly: * Use one cup a day. Have each family member use only one cup for the whole day. This helps your household cut down … Continue Reading

Charlotte Parent · Dec 2, 2011

The Secret to Making Recycling Fun

Children’s chores often include taking out the trash, (hopefully) taking out the recycling, and washing the dishes. After their chores, they usually get rewarded with free time to play. Given these habits, it’s not surprising children often view recycling as … Continue Reading

Green City Take a Step · Dec 2, 2011


Here’s a ugly stat: Containers and packaging created roughly 71.6 million tons of waste in the United States in 2009, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That’s why Garnier is sponsoring the Personal Care and Beauty Brigade with recycling … Continue Reading

Women’s Health · Dec 1, 2011

New Jersey DEP recognizes recycling leaders

Recyclebank, TerraCycle and Sharp Electronics Corp. were among the 10 winners of awards presented by New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Students from across the state were also honored for writing poems about recycling. Students wrote about ways their … Continue Reading · Dec 1, 2011

Forbes Impact 30

Tom Szaky Terracycle At a Glance * Age: 29 * Headquarters: Trenton, N.J. * 2010 revenues: $13 million * Profile When Tom Szaky was a freshman at Princeton he hit upon the idea of using worm poop as an … Continue Reading

Forbes Magazine · Nov 30, 2011

St. Elizabeth Area Catholic School’s recycling program doubles as a fundraiser

Mark Fritzler, 8th grade, left, and Zack Parman, 7th grade, right, count the recycled Capri Sun juice concentrate drink during her lunch hour at St. Elizabeth School in Reese. Students are encouraged to recycle their Capri Sun drink containers after … Continue Reading

Saginaw News, mLive (MI) · Nov 30, 2011