Westwood Village Opens California’s First Cigarette Butt Recycling Program

Cigarette butts beware -- cigarette waste recycling is finally coming to California! TerraCycle and Los Angeles’s Westwood Village have teamed up to bring the very first cigarette butt recycling program to the state of California. By partnering with TerraCycle, the Westwood Village Improvement Association will be installing 15 cigarette butt receptacles across various highly trafficked [...]

Get Your School to Join PepsiCo’s ‘Recycle Rally’ Today!

While you can always recycle traditionally non-recyclable waste with TerraCycle, did you know that your school can win prizes for the beverage cans and bottles it is already recycling? Thanks to PepsiCo and their partnership with TerraCycle, the PepsiCo Recycle Rally is coming to more schools than ever! K-12 schools have the chance to earn [...]

New Brigade Announcement!

The Brita Brigade We already know how ecologically friendly using a Brita water filter is rather than buying by the bottle—tons of plastic saved, money saved, and much less garbage simply by running tap water through a Brita filter. Now the Brita just got a whole lot greener… Announcing our newest brigade program, the Brita [...]

Want to recycle cigarette butts? No problem!

Want to recycle cigarette butts? No problem!

Recently, TerraCycle embarked on a partnership with Vancouver and New Orleans, making them the first cities in the world to start a city-wide cigarette recycling program. We’re extremely excited about it, but recycling cigarettes isn’t anything new to us. We’ve been doing it since 2012! And, even if you don’t live in either of these [...]

Cleaning up the Big Easy with the Cigarette Brigade

Cleaning up the Big Easy with the Cigarette Brigade

           New Orleans Becomes First U.S. City to Recycle Cigarette Butts Here at TerraCycle we can find a way of recycling just about anything. Think of something that you couldn’t imagine would ever become recyclable. Do cigarette butts come to mind? Well, TerraCycle has teamed up with the city of New [...]

SRCI Sustainability Workgroup

TerraCycle is pleased to announced that SRCI Sustainability Workgroup has collected  67,119 chip bags as part of the Terracycle/Chip Bag Brigade Program that began in January of 2014.   This brigade has not only been beneficial with respect to the environment, but also financially. SRCI Sustainability Workgroup chose to help The Harvest House Missions, located in Ontario, Oregon. [...]