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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
Summer has arrived! Time to make the most of the hot weather and enjoy a well-deserved holiday break. Unfortunately, the tourism industry has a huge impact on the environment, and many travellers leave behind them a significant amount of waste without even noticing. From disposable water bottles and baby wipes, to plastic trays on the [...]