Raise funds for your school by recycling with TerraCycle
Supplies, new uniforms or school activities—fundraising for your school can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be. You can earn money for your school simply by recycling and raising funds with TerraCycle! When you recycle with us, you earn points for each shipment of hard-to-recycle rubbish you send in. These points can then be redeemed as a monetary donation to your school! And better yet—you’ll help inspire the next generation of recyclers.
Take part in our Recycling Challenge! Starting now, schools will go head-to-head in a recycling battle for a chance to get more money for their school. The top 3 schools with the most TerraCycle points by the end of the school year will get bonus points in the amount of:
Let's turn recycling into a race for positive change. Who's up for the challenge?
From snack packaging to beauty products, there are all kinds of free recycling programmes for your school to participate in! Find the programmes that are perfect for your school. Join as many as you want and earn points for each valid shipment.
Teachers are everyday superheroes—but fundraising for your classroom shouldn’t take superpowers. That’s why TerraCycle is here to help! Check out some of our recycling resources to get your students and staff started. You’ll be super-recyclers before you know it.
Want to show off your recycling skills? We can help you get noticed through a local or regional press release! You can also use the shareable social media graphics on our Resources page to spread the word about your recycling journey.
Click here to tell us all about how you’re bringing TerraCycle to your school.
Get even more involved with our contests. By participating in our free recycling contests, you can win extra TerraCycle Recycling Rewards points. They are also the best way for you to boost your points and climb our Recycling Challenge leaderboard for a chance to win big!
Here are some of our most frequently asked questions. Still looking for answers? We’ve got a whole page of school recycling FAQs to help you along the way!
How do I sign up for my school? Create a TerraCycle account here and fill out all required fields with the school’s information. Please sign up as one of the following organisation types: Nursery, Primary School or Secondary School.