How is TerraCycle different from your curbside recycling service?

What makes something curbside recyclable depends on whether your local recycling service can make a profit from recycling it. If the cost of collecting and processing the trash is lower than the value of the resulting raw material, it will likely be locally recyclable. If the costs are higher, then it likely won’t be.  The … Continue reading How is TerraCycle different from your curbside recycling service?

How to talk with your loved ones about the 3 R’s during the holidays

For those of us who carefully consider how our actions affect the planet, it can be hard to talk with people who don’t share our concerns. That frustration is magnified when the people in question are friends and family!  It’s admirable to be committed to reducing, reusing, and recycling. And it’s a great idea to … Continue reading How to talk with your loved ones about the 3 R’s during the holidays

Why are some things recyclable and others aren’t?

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?

Home for the Holidays Recycling Programs

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