Solid Waste & Recycling


  • TerraCycle launches plastics cleanup in Thailand

    September 2, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TRENTON, N.J. – With an estimated eight million tons of plastic disposed of in oceans every year, plastic waste in the world’s waterways has become a global problem. According to the Ocean Conservancy, over half of the plastic that ends

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    Rubbermaid containers to be recyclable

    July 15, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TRENTON, New Jersey – Rubbermaid has partnered with TerraCycle, to make all brands of used food storage containers recyclable in the US and Canada. Through this new partnership, Rubbermaid wants to ensure all glass and plastic food storage containers will

  • Compostable diaper partnership launches

    March 3, 2020 by SWR Staff

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ.,  – Dyper and TerraCycle have teamed up to offer a compostable diaper. The diaper subscription service will now allow users to return soiled diapers for composting.  Though composting Dyper diapers at home has always been possible, the TerraCycle

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    Contact lenses now recyclable in Canada

    January 29, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO and TRENTON, N.J. – Bausch + Lomb has partnered with TerraCycle to launch contact lens recycling in Canada. Through the joint initiative, Canadians who wear contact lenses now have a way to recycle their traditionally non-recyclable disposable contact lenses

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    Lavazza and TerraCycle recycle over 156 million pods

    December 27, 2019 by SWR Staff

    WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania – Lavazza Professional has recycled over 156 million FLAVIA Freshpacks through their ongoing “Recycle Your Freshpack Program,” created in partnership with TerraCycle, the world’s leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams. Through the recycling

  • Vancouver hosts Zero Waste Conference

    October 30, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – Thought leaders, innovators and global brands will converge on Vancouver over the next two days for the ninth annual Zero Waste Conference, hosted by Metro Vancouver. The 2019 Zero Waste Conference brings change-makers and innovators from different sectors

  • COFFEE TALK: Why I'm disappointed in TerraCycle

    August 26, 2014 by David Nesseth

    I love TerraCycle. Really. It’s one of the best sustainability outfits around, and the team is filled to the brim with great ideas. Unfortunately, deciding to help recycle single-use coffee pods isn’t one of them. A lot of what TerraCycle