Why are some things recyclable through municipal recycling, and others aren't? It all comes down to economics. Find out why your curbside recycling program only recycles a few types of waste streams and how TerraCycle can recycle your hard-to-recycle trash: What is considered recyclable? Most curbside recycling programs only accept cardboard, aluminum cans, a few … Continue reading Why are some things recyclable and others aren’t?
Preparing for the holidays includes family meals, seasonal candles, and cleaning up around the house. So before the season of giving arrives, why not recycle your empty home product packaging with TerraCycle’s free home recycling programs to keep trash out of landfills? Did you know that household trash like cleaning products, food storage containers, and … Continue reading Home for the Holidays Recycling Programs
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
Looking for ideas to get your child not only on board with recycling, but excited about it? You’ve come to the right place! Explain why recycling is important Before the “what,” talk with your child about the “why.” Explain that recycling is a way to maintain and protect the planet and leave it in a … Continue reading How to turn kids into planet protectors
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
Plastic is everywhere. It can be found on the shelves at the grocery store, as litter on the beach, and even in things you might not expect, like chewing gum or clothing. We know you’re working hard every day to collect your trash so it’s properly recycled, but going completely plastic-free doesn’t happen overnight. Zero-waste … Continue reading Know your plastics—and how to recycle them