Are you making a shopping list and checking it twice for all your favorite beauty products? We all do our best to buy products with less packaging, so there’s less waste in the world. But for those things you just can’t drop from your skincare routine, recycle them through TerraCycle’s free beauty recycling programs before … Continue reading Recycle beauty products before the holidays
When kids are part of the story, the holidays often include toys with lots of packaging, wrapped and ready to be gifted. So before the season of giving arrives, why not recycle well-loved toys that can’t be donated with TerraCycle’s free toy recycling programs? Did you know that toys can be recycled into things like … Continue reading Recycle old toys before the holidays
You’ve seen the news: “Is recycling worth it?” “Only 6% of all plastic is recycled.” “Recycling doesn’t work.” TerraCycle is not like your curbside recycler, and our work goes far beyond recycling to include solutions in recycled content and reuse. But we do have 20 years of industry expertise, so we’re here to answer some … Continue reading Does recycling even work?
Back to where we started–sort of… If you’ve been following us for a while, you probably know that TerraCycle started Eliminating the Idea of Waste® by making worm poop plant food from leftover food waste. We’re headed back out to the garden with our next project. You’ve asked for more products made from recycled materials—especially … Continue reading Introducing PRE-Made
It’s the season of giving—but do we really need more stuff? Eco-minded friends and family members can be hard to shop for because they value sustainability over things. That’s where Zero Waste Box comes in! A Zero Waste Box is the perfect gift for the Earth-lovers in your life. Need help finding the perfect box? … Continue reading Zero Waste Box gift guide
As phones, tablets and other small electronic devices have become more popular, a new problem has emerged: electronic waste. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of e-waste is properly recycled. Most is tossed in the trash, where it will most likely end up in a landfill. Some electronic waste is collected and is sent abroad to … Continue reading The growing problem of e-waste