Tips for sustainable Christmas gifts

Tips for sustainable Christmas gifts

Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your loved ones? Leyla Ayad, our Marketing and Social Media Executive, shares her ideas for some eco and community-friendly last minute gifts! It is that time of the year again!The decorations are up, Christmas office parties are being organised and we are all looking for inspiration to [...]

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!

How to save the oceans during your beach holiday

How to save the oceans during your beach holiday

Every minute, the equivalent of a truck load of waste is dumped into the ocean. Consequently, there could be more plastics than fish in the sea by 2050, which would have irreversible consequences on the marine ecosystem, as marine creatures mistake plastics for food and end up dying from eating our waste. What can we [...]