Recycle on campus with Zero Waste Box

Did you know that the average college student produces more than 600 pounds of trash? Your college community can be more sustainable by using Zero Waste Boxes as a simple, all-in-one solution to recycle hard-to-recycle trash. Transform dedicated learning areas into recycling hubs for students and professors to focus their efforts on making a difference … Continue reading Recycle on campus with Zero Waste Box

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?