By: Sophia Matthews Have you heard about the sperm whale with 64 pounds of plastic debris in its digestive tract? Or seen the footage of the sea turtle with the plastic straw stuck in its nose? Have you heard about China’s ban on imported plastic waste? Have you ever Googled the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? […]
By: Jennifer Eckley When I entered graduate school in the fall, I knew that an internship was part of the requirement to graduate. I thought to myself that this was another useful opportunity to bulk up my resume a little bit more with marketing experience. Little did I know that I was going to be […]
By: Kathryn Marchesiello Summer is officially here and with that comes dinner parties, barbecues and many days spent in the sun with family and friends. Whether it is your kids birthday, the 4th of July celebration or a dinner party with neighbors, think about what you can do to go a little greener. Any outdoor […]
By: Kathryn Marchesiello So if you keep hearing people talk about zero waste but have no idea what it is, you have come to the right place. Zero waste is the idea or philosophy that everything is recyclable and everything has an alternative so that a person can physically generate no waste. Why is this […]
By: Jennifer Eckley It does not have to cost a ton of money to become more environmentally sustainable. There are so many inexpensive ways to accomplish this important goal. Not only are they cheap but they are quick and simple fixes you can integrate into your everyday life. By taking small steps in the right […]
Reducing your environmental impact can be a challenge when it comes to preparing delicious snacks. Try out this easy, zero waste recipe for a nutritious treat without all the trash. Our Chocolate Coconut Energy Bites are vegan and Paleo-approved! For an extra cozy add-on, pair these bites with a hot cup of tea. Ingredients: 1/2 cup […]
Taking long showers, shaving or brushing in the mirror with the water running, washing less-than-full loads of laundry and running tap water to cool it off for drinking are ways we waste water without even thinking about it. Being that humans are made up of 65 percent water, we can do so much better.
Back-to-school season is a great time for fresh starts, or reuniting with old friends. It is also a perfect opportunity to start thinking green and begin making more sustainable choices. Here are just a few ways that you can make a difference this school year.
By: Isabel Goodman You know how they say, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch?” How it isn’t possible to get something for nothing? Well, here at TerraCycle, not only do we, as interns, get free lunch, we also receive countless other benefits that truly show that we can have our lunch AND eat […]
By: Colleen Hilbert TerraCycle was founded on an idea, a phrase which is heard almost every day in the office and can be found in the signature of every employee’s email: “Eliminating the idea of waste.” This phrase is not only the idea that helped our CEO Tom Szaky start the company, but it is […]