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: Sue Wellfare’s Recycling in Lancing

Collector Highlight: Sue Wellfare’s Recycling in Lancing

The Collector Highlight section shines a light on the TerraCycle collectors who want to share details of their initiatives, the charities they collect for and share some useful tips for other collectors. Sue has been a collector for more than 7 years, raising more than £18,000 for a variety of different charities! Sue has recently [...]

5 Benefits of Being a Public Drop-off Location

5 Benefits of Being a Public Drop-off Location

At TerraCycle, we collect and recycle hard-to-recycle waste. Anyone can send us their waste, either by signing up as a private collector, or by setting up a public drop-off location! A public drop-off location is a communal collection point where the public can take their TerraCycle waste for recycling. It is a centralised, publicly accessible [...]