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16 upcycled and green gifts you can feel good about giving

(6 of 16) 6. Snack Wrapper Eco-Boombox This is a desktop toy your coworkers will salivate for. Frito Lay joined forces with TerraCycle to give their snack packaging a second life, and the Eco-Boombox was born. It’s made with 80% … Continue Reading · Nov 11, 2011

Teachers engage students with new program

The school partnered with TerraCycle to collect electronics, beauty products and even candy wrappers, and four green drop-off totes have been set up in the school’s lobby for those items. Old tech gadgets have become a hot recycling item as … Continue Reading

Effingham Daily Herald Online · Nov 10, 2011

Staley begins recycling program

The company TerraCycle even pays the school for every pound of difficult-to-recycle items, such as markers, glue sticks and drink pouches. “This program looks to reinforce the idea of recycling on the children,” said Tuttle. “When I was in school, … Continue Reading

Rome Observer Online · Nov 10, 2011

BA students participate in national recycling program, earn money for schools

Every Friday, Linda Roberts’ fifth graders look forward to helping the environment and giving back to their community. Roberts, a special education teacher at Arrowhead Elementary School, said her students look forward every week to cleaning and sorting empty Capri … Continue Reading

Broken Arrow Daily Ledger (OK) · Nov 9, 2011

Recycling Challenge: Pens

Grid Magazine · Nov 9, 2011

TerraCycle Leap Into Fall Points Giveaway: We Won!

Here in the elementary school we participate in the TerraCycle waste collection program. By participating in the program, we earn money for our school, which we put towards recycling and other green initiatives.Today I got exciting news that we were … Continue Reading

Mr. Button's Blog · Nov 9, 2011

Meld Charity, Creativity

• Share the vision. Trenton, N.J.-based TerraCycle makes new products out of discarded chip bags, drink boxes, pens or anything else that can’t usually be recycled. The company doesn’t use guilt to push consumers into giving. Inspiration goes further. Fun … Continue Reading

Investor Business Daily · Nov 8, 2011

Halloween Hangover: What to do with a Sack Full of Candy Wrappers

Recycle Them Wait, didn’t you just say that candy wrappers are tough to recycle?Yes. Yes, I did. No, I’m not messing with your head. Not purposely at least. Most recycling companies won’t appreciate your little Halloween gift, but Terracycle will. … Continue Reading

Green Answers · Nov 8, 2011

How Little Brands Land Big Bang for Their Buck Method, Terracycle, Others Get Outsize Returns, but the Model Won’t Work for Most Giant Marketers — Here’s Why

Terracycle has both a great story and a social movement at its core, founded as it was by a Princeton University dropout who launched a business selling worm-poop compost in refurbished Coke bottles. It has built an eight-figure brand largely … Continue Reading

Ad Age · Nov 7, 2011

Malibu elementary school opens zero-waste campus

The students at Muse School CA in Malibu canyon will no longer throw their spent glue sticks and granola bar wrappers in the trash. On Monday, the nonprofit private school for children age 2 through 12 unveiled a new zero-waste sorting unit that not only recycles valuable commodities … Continue Reading – Greenspace Blog · Nov 7, 2011