Back-to-school is an exciting time of year, but school supplies, lunches, sports, and other staples of the school year can generate a lot of hard-to-recycle trash. We want to help you plan for a sustainable start to the school year! Check out our tips for making back-to-school better for the planet: Get ready to recycle … Continue reading Start the school year sustainably
While some curbside recycling programs accept everything from plastics #1-7 to e-waste, many municipalities only accept glass, paper, and some rigid plastics. That’s where TerraCycle comes in! At TerraCycle, we aim to provide easy-to-use recycling options to anyone who wants to recycle! So, what is the difference between TerraCycle and your curbside recycling service? Keep … Continue reading TerraCycle is different from your curbside recycler
As an individual, you have more power to enact change than you might know. Whether you’re voting in an election or voting with your dollar, your actions can make a difference. While the eco-friendly changes you make in your daily life are important, you can amplify your impact by encouraging your favorite companies or brands … Continue reading Make your voice heard! How to reach out to changemakers
At TerraCycle, our customers sometimes ask questions about our Zero Waste Boxes and recycling process. See below for answers to frequently asked questions that we receive about recycling with us! Why are TerraCycle programs free, but Zero Waste Boxes cost money? At TerraCycle, we offer both free and paid recycling solutions. Our free recycling programs … Continue reading Your top Zero Waste Box recycling questions answered! – US
At TerraCycle, we understand the full range of opinions when it comes to recycling, and we’re the first to say that it isn’t the answer to the waste crisis. However, it’s a very important part of moving toward a circular economy. Here’s why: Recycling reduces the need to extract virgin materials from the planet. The … Continue reading What are the environmental benefits of recycling?
According to the EPA, food scraps and yard waste together currently make up more than 30 percent of what we throw away. When these materials are sent to landfills, they take up space and release methane, a potent greenhouse gas. One way to avoid sending food scraps and yard waste to landfills is by learning … Continue reading Learn About Composting Day