Innovative and Sustainable Scrubs and Apparel

TerraCycle – Outsmart Waste

via Students for Environmental Action: As I was eating some peanut M&Ms (love ’em) I looked on the back of the package and saw the message “Recycle this package” and the website. I went to it and it is SUPER AWESOME! All these things you didn’t think you could recycle, well you can! It was started by a student at Princeton University in 2001 and now they recycle waste from big corporations too. We could also collect some of this waste ourselves and send it in. The incentive is not only recycling, but each wrapper or package is worth 2 cents donated to the charity of our choice! Maybe one of our goals could be to set up official collection boxes next to all the trash bins in buildings. It wouldn’t be that bad since there’s only like one per hallway now!

Check out TerraCycle at: http://www.terracycle.net/en-US/

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  1. Pingback: How Extended Producer Responsibility Could Revolutionize Recycling « MANTRAMEDS. Innovative and Sustainable Scrubs and Apparel

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