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 [...]

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!

Tips for an eco-friendly Halloween

Tips for an eco-friendly Halloween

Halloween is a pagan and folkloric celebration originating from ancient Celtic harvest festivals 3,000 years ago. During the Gaelic festival Samhain, celebrating the beginning of winter on the 31st of October, the belief was that the boundary between the human world and the world of the dead could be crossed. Traditionally associated with magic, mystery [...]

World Cleanup Day: how to get involved?

World Cleanup Day: how to get involved?

Have you heard of the World Cleanup Day? It is a civic movement which aims to gather everyone to clean the planet in one day. On the 15th of September, from New Zealand to Hawaii, millions of people in 150 countries will act together to organise clean-ups all around the world. How can you take part? In today’s blog post, we explain how to participate in this international eco-friendly event.