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Become a Trash Tycoon on Facebook

Tired of Farmville? Guerillaapps <http://www.guerillapps.com/>  new Facebook-based social game Trash Tycoon <http://www.trashtycoon.com/>  (which is sponsored by upcycling company Terracycle) gives you the opportunity to build a virtual recycling empire.

Treehugger.com · Sep 18, 2011

Business Briefs: Floral section going greener at Raley’s

Customers of floral departments in Raley’s Supermarkets — Raley’s, Bel Air and Nob Hill stores — have an eco-friendly option when they purchase flowers this fall in the businesses’ partnership with Clearwater Nursery and TerraCycle. Annuals, shipped to the stores … Continue Reading

Appeal Democrat · Sep 17, 2011

School cashes in on Coke contest

For instance, St. John is one of many schools participating in TerraCycle’s “upcycling” program. Students save juice pouches, chip and cereal bags, and cookie packages. Sjobeck sends them to the company. In return, the school gets money back.

News-Register (Yamhill Valley, OR) · Sep 17, 2011

Tabernacle Christian Academy to install playground made from flip flops

Tabernacle Christian Academy is one of four schools nationwide to receive a donated playground made, in part, from recycled, used flip flops collected from Old Navy customers during the store’s month-long “Flip Flop Replay.” The school, located on Academy Street … Continue Reading

Poughkeepsie Journal Online · Sep 17, 2011

From flip flops to fun

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Taking old items and making something new out of them has helped create a unique new place to play for some lucky children in Poughkeepsie. Tabernacle Christian Academy is one of four schools across the nation that … Continue Reading

Your News Network – Hudson Valley · Sep 17, 2011

,,Ne distram regandind ce arunca oamenni”

Article in mainstream Romanian newspaper detailing TerraCycle’s recycling and TerraCycle’s design work (featuring Tiffany Threadgould!).

Adevarul (Romanian newspaper) · Sep 17, 2011

Marietta Partners With TerraCycle

Hotel amenities are now more readily recyclable, thanks to a new partnership between manufacturing leader Marietta Corporation and TerraCycle. Until recently, hotels had limited recycling options for the small bottles and soaps, however Marietta is providing a solution for its … Continue Reading

Green Review blog · Sep 16, 2011

Trash Tycoon Upcycling Game Launches on Facebook

Staying true to Guerillapps’ philosophy that focuses on real-world ties, Trash Tycoon is connected to TerraCycle’s Brigade programs that pay community groups for collecting difficult-to-recycle materials and turns them into new eco-friendly products sold online <http://news.softpedia.com/news/Trash-Tycoon-Upcycling-Game-Launches-on-Facebook-222002.shtml#>  and at major retailers. … Continue Reading

Softpedia · Sep 16, 2011

Gamify Trash? Trash Tycoon Does That.

There’s a new game at Facebook called Trash Tycoon that gamifies trash and recycling. It combines most of my key hot buttons – technology, education, and environmental responsibility – into a game. It’s made by social gaming startup Guerillapps <http://www.guerillapps.com/>  and sponsored … Continue Reading

Web Teacher · Sep 16, 2011

Local School Participates In TerraCycle Brigades

After a student told him about TerraCycle, a science teacher signed up the school to collect non-recyclable packaging, starting a school-wide recycling program.

KFDX-TV · Sep 15, 2011