I am the kind of girl who is so keen on recycling that in my shared flat in Lyon, I was sorting my flatmates’ waste. And I found other people that were as crazy as I am about waste at TerraCycle, or less, maybe less crazy. And they are not all French, they come from all over Europe!
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. [...]
Written by: Shaun Fitzpatrick I have a soft spot for companies that combine quality goods with good deeds; that’s part of what lead me to TerraCycle in the first place. Since getting involved with the company, I’ve been on the lookout for other businesses and organizations that make cool, environmentally friendly products. This search brought [...]
TerraCycle is proud to announce the GoEco! Ultimate Eco-Fundraiser™. This exciting joint venture will build upon the already great educational and fiscal benefits of the TerraCycle program by allowing Brigade members to reap benefits from the sale of the up-cycled products their waste contributions helped create. Through the traditional Brigade model, TerraCycle collectors receive points [...]
TerraCycle recently partnered with Hearts.com to create a fashionable yet eco-friendly line of laptop bags. The You’ve Got Mail Bag not only represents one’s unique fashion sense, but also the desire to better the environment. The You’ve Got Mail Bag combines decommissioned USPS mailbags with seatbelt straps and buckles pulled from old vehicles. Although upcycled, [...]
Do you find it hard to recycle in the bathroom? Our two most recent guests on our podcast, “Talking Trash with TerraCycle”, had this problem in their very own home. It started with a simple dispute between husband and wife Jeff and Liz Helfrich. Jeff knew recycling was the right thing to do but with [...]
We recently got the chance to talk with Jamison Elementary School about their participation in the Drink Pouch Brigade. With 4-5 years of involvement and 800 kids collecting, it is safe to say they are expert recyclers. From their experience, we learned some beneficial tips any school can use to either expand a current Brigade [...]