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?

How to recycle with TerraCycle: the beginner’s guide!

Interested in joining our community of recyclers but not sure where to start? You’ve come to the right place. In this blog, you’ll find a short-but-comprehensive guide to recycling with TerraCycle. Let’s go! What is TerraCycle? We are the most innovative waste management company on earth. For over 20 years, we’ve been inventing new ways … Continue reading How to recycle with TerraCycle: the beginner’s guide!

The First-Ever TerraCycle Town!

Residents of Fairfield, Iowa, have taken recycling to a community level, earning their town the title of the world’s first “TerraCycle Town” for their collective dedication to going zero waste! How Fairfield works with TerraCycle TerraCycle Fairfield, a city-wide initiative to eliminate waste across Fairfield, Iowa, utilizes partnerships with local businesses, schools, and other organizations … Continue reading The First-Ever TerraCycle Town!

Recycle your old stuff on National Old Stuff Day

Some of our old things gather nostalgia, while others just gather dust. Whether it’s game pieces without their board game, electronics that croaked a decade ago, or those decaying craft supplies you swore you’d do something with someday…deep down, you know it’s time for a closet clean-out. Lucky for you, you don’t have to throw … Continue reading Recycle your old stuff on National Old Stuff Day