Our Recycling Solution for Disposable Gloves, sponsored by Spontex®

Our Recycling Solution for Disposable Gloves, sponsored by Spontex®

When we launch a new programme with a brand we often get asked what happens with the waste stream we collect, so this month we thought it would be good to shine a spotlight on one of our newest recycling programmes in the UK. Last month TerraCycle® and Spontex® launched a new scheme to recycle [...]

What is a Zero Waste Box and how is it different to the Free Recycling Programmes?

What is a Zero Waste Box and how is it different to the Free Recycling Programmes?

At TerraCycle we offer two main recycling solutions for people and companies based in the UK; Free Recycling Programmes and Zero Waste Boxes. Which recycling solution is best for me? What are the differences between them? Recycling can be confusing so we’ve written a short blog article to give you the key information to help [...]

The Science Behind Our Recycling Solutions: An Interview With Ernie Simpson

The Science Behind Our Recycling Solutions: An Interview With Ernie Simpson

On a trip to the Trenton Office, we spoke with Ernie Simpson, Global Vice President of Research and Development, to find out more about the science behind our recycling solutions. You may recognise him from the 'What happens to the waste' section on our recycling programme pages! In this blog article, Ernie explains his area of [...]

COLLECTOR HIGHLIGHT: GEORGE THOMSON’S CHARITY RECYCLING MK

COLLECTOR HIGHLIGHT: GEORGE THOMSON’S CHARITY RECYCLING MK

The Collector Highlight section shines a light on the TerraCycle collectors who want to share details of their initiatives, the charity they collect for and share some useful tips for other collectors. George Thomson has been co-ordinating collection efforts across Milton Keynes since 2013 and has to date collected 1,042,460 T-Discs, 25,974 biscuit, cracker and cake wrappers and 4,346 air and home care products / packaging, raising £13,000 since he began collecting and recycling with us!

Creative Weekly Winners from the #KeepOnRecycling Contest – No.2

Creative Weekly Winners from the #KeepOnRecycling Contest – No.2

As part of the #KeepOnRecycling global social media contest, every Monday our TerraCycle® Judging Team choose the three (3) most creative posts from around the world demonstrating how they're collecting TerraCycle® waste at home. Each one of our lucky winners will receive £80 worth of TerraCycle® points that they can redeem as donations to charities [...]

#KeepOnRecycling Global Contest is Live!

#KeepOnRecycling Global Contest is Live!

All year round, schools, families, organisations, and households show us their commitment to recycling the non-recyclable by collecting, sending, and engaging in our  Free Recycling Programmes. Now, we’re offering you an opportunity to win big prizes for your collection efforts! In our first ever global contest, we are thrilled to launch #KeepOnRecycling: the social media [...]

Creative Weekly Winners from the #KeepOnRecycling Contest – No.1

Creative Weekly Winners from the #KeepOnRecycling Contest – No.1

As part of the #KeepOnRecycling global social media contest, every Monday our TerraCycle® Judging Team choose the three (3) most creative posts from around the world demonstrating how they're collecting TerraCycle® waste at home. Each one of our lucky winners will receive £80 worth of TerraCycle® points that they can redeem as donations to charities [...]

TerraCycle’s 5 Tips and Tricks for Collecting at Home

TerraCycle’s 5 Tips and Tricks for Collecting at Home

Our lives and priorities change day-to-day, but now more than ever! Doing your part to reduce environmental impacts and save resources by recycling protects our future and TerraCycle® is here to help!  Our Free Recycling Programmes are still working to make it as easy and rewarding as possible to save everyday products and packaging from [...]

4 Eco-friendly Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

4 Eco-friendly Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you’re not ready yet?! Don’t worry! If you’re still looking for the perfect environmentally friendly gift or experience, you’ve come to the right place cause we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our favourite suggestions for the occasion! A whole - zero waste - world on [...]