Did you know the average person in the US sends 4.9 pounds of waste to landfills each day—that’s like throwing a bag of flour away every day! That’s why Bimbo Bakeries USA partnered with us at TerraCycle to create a free recycling program for Bimbo Bakeries USA bags to keep this trash out of landfills … Continue reading Help Bimbo Bakeries USA and TerraCycle eliminate waste!
How to buy better – beauty products
Beauty waste comes in all shapes and sizes, from extravagant packaging to unnecessary extra-large packaging for small items. The beauty industry generates plastic bottles, tubes, lids, and pumps, which are likely to end up in landfills. The impact that the beauty industry has on the waste crisis is complex. There are limitations to curbside recycling, … Continue reading How to buy better – beauty products
Defining recycling transparency
TerraCycle’s mission is Eliminating the Idea of Waste®. Since our company was founded 20 years ago, we’ve been developing solutions to the waste crisis by offering national recycling, recycled content, and reuse platforms. When it comes to our recycling programs, we back up our mission with this promise: We guarantee to recycle all of the … Continue reading Defining recycling transparency
Who is TerraCycle, and what do we do?
You may have heard of TerraCycle’s free recycling programs, or maybe you love to #RecycleEverything through our Zero Waste Boxes, but did you know we do so much more? TerraCycle is different from your local curbside recycler. We’re an international leader in innovative sustainability solutions, creating and operating first-of-their-kind platforms in recycling, recycled content, and … Continue reading Who is TerraCycle, and what do we do?
Letter from CEO Tom Szaky—2022 retrospective
2022 saw significant steps forward in addressing our global waste crisis, though there is still a long way to go. Companies made new commitments to reduce waste, such as increasing use of post-consumer recycled material in packaging or planning shifts to reusables. New, stronger government policies have been passed or proposed, including new packaging EPR … Continue reading Letter from CEO Tom Szaky—2022 retrospective
How is TerraCycle different from your curbside recycling service?
What makes something curbside recyclable depends on whether your local recycling service can make a profit from recycling it. If the cost of collecting and processing the trash is lower than the value of the resulting raw material, it will likely be locally recyclable. If the costs are higher, then it likely won’t be. The … Continue reading How is TerraCycle different from your curbside recycling service?