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!

Zero Waste Gifts from our Christmas Party

Zero Waste Gifts from our Christmas Party

Christmas is here, and TerraCycle Europe, like a lot of companies across UK, is celebrating the most wonderful time of the year! We are TerraCycle, a recycling company, so we like to organise a Christmas Party that is as eco-friendly as possible. It can be challenging to stay focused on environmental issues during the holidays: [...]

A Tour of Our European Office in London

A Tour of Our European Office in London

Following the interview of Evan, one of TerraCycle’s Design Junkies, some of you asked in the comments for a tour of our European Office located in London. So... here goes! To decorate and furnish our office we use upcycled objects. We created new objects with pre-used items that our design team transformed. Our main meeting [...]

Plastic Free July: 5 Tips for a Zero Waste Bathroom

Plastic Free July: 5 Tips for a Zero Waste Bathroom

Have you heard about Plastic Free July? The initiative aims to raise awareness about single-use plastics and encourages consumers from all over the world to embark on a journey to become zero waste. Previously, we’ve shared with you many tips and tricks to become more zero waste in many areas of your life. From eco-friendlier [...]

Meet Evan Udelsman, Design Junkie at TerraCycle

Meet Evan Udelsman, Design Junkie at TerraCycle

Our London office is currently having a makeover. For this occasion, Evan Udelsman, TerraCycle Industrial Designer at TerraCycle, visited to lead the renovation. We had the exciting opportunity to have a chat with him about his job and projects at TerraCycle! Hello Evan, can you tell us more about your background and what led you [...]