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Sandburg Elementary Turns Trash into Treasure

In the famous story Rumpelstiltskin, the king’s daughter spun straw into gold. Today, the TerraCycle company helps schools turn trash into treasure! TerraCycle was founded in 2006, and their goal is to divert trash from landfills, and turn it into … Continue Reading

Your Hub · Nov 30, 2011

TerraCycle Company Makes Products Out of Trash

Are you looking for a great earth-friendly gift for your friends and family? Well a backpack made out of juice pouches, or a wallet made out of candy wrappers would be perfect for this holiday season. Lucky for you, TerraCycle … Continue Reading

Your Hub · Nov 30, 2011

Ellen Degeneres Puts on Her Tech Pajama Jeans

The game is part of Sojo Studio’s mission to effect positive change in the real world using gaming, according to the statement released. The idea of using gaming for positive change isn’t a new one. Zynga has donated millions of … Continue Reading

Portfolio · Nov 30, 2011

Chad Rea – Chief Catalyst/Curator at ecopop

What is one business idea that you’re willing to give away to our readers? I’m fascinated by waste. TerraCycle is one of those innovative companies that has figured out a way to reuse waste and turn it into a profitable … Continue Reading

Idea Mensch · Nov 30, 2011

Gifts for the Student

Backpack and Notebook by TerraCycle (SEE LINK FOR PHOTO) This smile-inspiring bag and matching notebook are perfect for the student who is young or young-at-heart. Made with wrappers from common lunchroom snacks, like Capri Sun pouches and potato chip bags, … Continue Reading

Earth911 · Nov 29, 2011

Gifts for the Traveler

“Chip Tote” by TerraCycle [SEE LINK FOR PHOTO] Add a little whimsey to all your journeys with this tote made from recycled Lays potato chip bags. This funky tote will bring a smile to any traveler’s face, and it’s perfect … Continue Reading

Earth911 · Nov 29, 2011

TerraCycle Offers Spas Free Recycling Program

A busy day at a salon can result in bags of non-recyclable garbage from a full day of haircuts, coloring, nail services and spa procedures. Becoming more environmentally-friendly is on the minds of many spa and salon owners as they … Continue Reading · Nov 29, 2011

TerraCycle. Outsmart waste.

TerraCycle, based in Trenton, NJ, is a for-profit company that upcycles and recycles traditionally non-recyclable waste – into creative consumer products. Even in a city like Cambridge that has a very progressive recycling program (yay for recycling coffee cups and … Continue Reading · Nov 29, 2011

SN Whole Health: Green Laundry Products Gain Share

Green laundry products are tough on stains and gaining share against the competition FRESH LOOKS What consumers are most excited about, it turns out, is ditching the bottle entirely. Maria Brous, spokeswoman for Lakeland, Florida-based Publix Super Markets, said the … Continue Reading

Supermarket News Online · Nov 28, 2011

Local School Trades Trash for Cash

Ohlone Elementary School’s recycling program is raising funds for school needs. Bags of chips, candy wrappers, tubs of butter…there’s very little that won’t earn a buck at Ohlone Elementary School these days. The school’s growing TerraCycle program allows these items … Continue Reading · Nov 28, 2011