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
Does recycling even work?
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
Zero Waste Box gift guide
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
The growing problem of e-waste
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
TerraCycle celebrates Circular Economy Month in Canada
TerraCycle is celebrating Circular Economy Month, brought to you by the Circular Innovation Council, to bring awareness to waste reduction in Canada throughout October! Our mission in Eliminating the Idea of Waste® incorporates a number of sustainable solutions for your trash: We create first-of-their kind solutions in recycling, recycled content, and reuse that are woven … Continue reading TerraCycle celebrates Circular Economy Month in Canada