Why are TerraCycle programs free but Zero Waste Boxes have a cost?

At TerraCycle, we offer both free and paid recycling solutions. Sometimes people wonder why some of our offerings are free and others aren’t. Here’s everything you need to know!  How can I recycle with TerraCycle? You’ve got options for recycling with us: Free recycling programs, which are sponsored by brands so that you pay nothing … Continue reading Why are TerraCycle programs free but Zero Waste Boxes have a cost?

Why are some things recyclable and others aren’t?

Why are some things recyclable and others aren’t? Great question!  Most likely, you can put cardboard, aluminum cans, a few types of plastic (#1 and #2), and glass containers in your municipal recycling bin.  Here’s why your local recycling service only accepts materials such as those: It’s a business! Recycling costs money, and someone has … Continue reading Why are some things recyclable and others aren’t?

Show Yourself (& the Planet) Some Love! Sustainable Self-Care Ideas

Valentine’s day isn’t just about treating others. Show yourself—and the planet—some love this February 14th (and any other day that calls for self-care!). The idea of self-care, or attending to your well-being and happiness, has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. That’s something we can all get behind. What’s concerning is that self-care … Continue reading Show Yourself (& the Planet) Some Love! Sustainable Self-Care Ideas