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Enlisting the TerraCycle Brigade to Reduce Garnier’s Packaging Waste

Personal care and beauty products account for one-third of all landfill waste, spurring Garnier to up the ante of its sustainability program and partner with TerraCycle, Inc. to collect millions of pieces of packaging waste from the L’Oreal owned brand … Continue reading

Packaging Strategies E-Newsletter · May 15, 2011


A company named Terracycle collects various and sundry kinds of waste to divert it from the landfill,  to use it in new ways, and to try and make a buck.

Santa Barbara View Online · May 14, 2011

Old Navy and Terracycle partner up for a nationwide flip-flop drive

Old Navy and TerraCycle, an international company known for turning hard-to-recycle packaging into eco-friendly products, have partnered up and came up with a great nationwide program. The outcome of their collaboration is a month long drive to collect flip-flops and recycle them … Continue reading · May 14, 2011

Old Navy joins flip-flop recycling effort

Shoppers at the Old Navy store in Davenport can participate in a nationwide recycling program by bringing in used flip-flops. From now through Saturday, used flip-flops may be placed in collection bins found in the store. TerraCycle, an international upcycling … Continue reading

Quad City Times Online · May 14, 2011

Recycle your old summer footwear to make safer playgrounds.

Nothing says “summer” more than those ubiquitous, squishy rubber summer casual sandals. I haven’t worn flip-flops in years, but I remember buying a new pair every season. Sometimes two, depending on how long they lasted. A few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch · May 14, 2011

Malt-O-Meal Campaign ‘Bags’ The Box

  The company is also conducting a consumer contest directed at classrooms with TerraCycle, which since 2009 has turned empty Malt-O-Meal bags into new products. The contest asked classrooms to show how they are helping the earth for a chance … Continue reading

Mediapost · May 13, 2011

Kraft Foods’ string cheeses — branded Polly-O on the East Coast and Kraft elsewhere in the country — are teaming with Six Flags Entertainment Corp. for a multi-platform “Twisted Fun” promotion this summer.

  Kraft Foods’ string cheeses — branded Polly-O on the East Coast and Kraft elsewhere in the country — are teaming with Six Flags Entertainment Corp. for a multi-platform “Twisted Fun” promotion this summer. The promotion also brings in a … Continue reading

Mediapost · May 13, 2011

One man’s rubbish is Terracycle’s bounty

Where other people see trash, Tom Szaky sees raw materials. An empty yogurt cup is a plant pot for a nursery. A juice pouch is fabric for a backpack. Disposable plastic cups? Park benches, naturally.

Fortune Magazine Online · May 13, 2011

Recycled flip-flops helping to build playgrounds

BANGOR, Maine — Old Navy and TerraCycle are partnering in “The Flip-flop Replay” recycle program to build community playgrounds through May 21 at Old Navy, 480 Stillwater Ave. in Bangor. The community is encouraged to participate by stopping by an … Continue reading

Bangor Daily News · May 13, 2011

Belle Aire Earth Week activities include Trash for Cash collection

A number of difficult-to-recycle and non-recyclable items, including nearly 500 juice pouches, will get a new lease on life, thanks to Belle Aire School’s Trash for Cash program. The Belle Aire PTA decided last fall to collect items to send … Continue reading

Chicago Tribune · May 13, 2011

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