How to Avoid Unnecessary Plastic Packaging and Recycle What You Can’t

How to Avoid Unnecessary Plastic Packaging and Recycle What You Can’t

It’s shocking to think that we could buy a selection of packaged vegetables at a supermarket, cook them for a quick dinner, only for the packaging to then take up to 1,000 years to decompose! For all the benefits that plastic packaging has, like being lightweight and keeping our food fresh, it sure does give [...]

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 [...]

5 Tips for a Sustainable Spring Clean

5 Tips for a Sustainable Spring Clean

Only seven more sleeps left until it is officially Spring, hurray! So it’s only appropriate we share our sustainable spring cleaning tips; ranging from natural cleaning remedies to practical advice for what to do with any unwanted items! 1. Go back to basics with naturally eco-friendly household cleaning remedies Our first tip is an oldie [...]

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 [...]