The Power of Looking Upstream

The Power of Looking Upstream

By: Lisa Pellegrino - Strategic Partnerships Manager, Consumer Engagement In August of 2019, TerraCycle® was asked to present at the Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans for a session titled “The Power of Looking Upstream.” Below is a blog post inspired by the panel discussion where TerraCycle’s Loop was highlighted, and the importance of going [...]

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint on Car-Free Day 2019

Car-Free Day is Sunday, September 22. It is estimated over one billion cars are traveling the world’s roads today. We know cars aren’t the best thing for our environment. To put things in perspective, cars release approximately 333 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually, which is 20 percent of the world’s total. [...]

TERRACYCLE COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT: Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

TERRACYCLE COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT:  Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

Art is an inspiration to change, and Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts' commitment to sustainability and recycling includes TerraCycle as part of its robust programming. A tradition since its first day, July 1, 1968, Usdan provides free ice cream daily to its 1,400+ campers to end on a sweet note; the wrappers, like the [...]

Collector Spotlight: Mercer Elementary School

Collector Spotlight: Mercer Elementary School

Entenmann’s Little Bites® Pouch Recycling Program A small school of approximately 200 students, Mercer Elementary School really takes the cake as a top collector for the Entenmann’s Little Bites® Pouch Recycling Program.  Through the free, national recycling program sponsored by beloved snack brand Entenmann’s Little Bites®, Mercer Elementary School has collected a significant 104,000 snack [...]

KEEP THE PLANET BEE-AUTIFUL BY PROTECTING THE BEES!

KEEP THE PLANET BEE-AUTIFUL BY PROTECTING THE BEES!

National Honey Bee Day 2019 We are buzzing with excitement! August 17 marks National Honey Bee Day, the awareness day to celebrate honey bees and their contribution to the maintenance of our global ecosystem and our everyday lives. Honey bees produce pollen, beeswax, and other byproducts resulting in items we regularly use like including skincare [...]

5 Tips for a Greener Festival Experience

5 Tips for a Greener Festival Experience

Summers almost over, but live music is year-round! Festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Governor’s Ball have become a massive part of our culture. They bring people together, and above all, they're fun! Unfortunately, these live gatherings tend to generate a vast amount of garbage, with items such as plastic water bottles, wet wipes, even whole [...]

7 WAYS TO BE AN ECO-FRIENDLY COLLEGE STUDENT

7 WAYS TO BE AN ECO-FRIENDLY COLLEGE STUDENT

With fall quickly approaching, college students are preparing to head back to campus. But before embarking on the annual back-to-school mall haul, consider other ways to stock up on supplies that will help you be eco-friendly while saving some money. Follow these 7 easy steps for a sustainable fall semester! Marie Kondo Responsibly As you [...]