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TerraCycle trial makes it easier to recycle

Ever wondered if you can recycle a Pringles® tube or your toothbrush? Well, you now have the chance to recycle everyday items that typically leave you scratching your head and are often hard to dispose of in a ‘green’ way. In a six-month trial, Ealing Council has teamed up with TerraCycle, a leading organisation dedicated to boosting recycling rates. The trial scheme has provided facilities to recycle a wide range of items not currently suitable for your blue bin.

Doncaster mum recycles other people's 'unrecyclables' to raise cash for charity

Karen James from Rossington has collected nearly 20,000 items which are not accepted by Doncaster Council for recycling.
She has set up a publicly accessible drop-off point at her home on Bond Street, allowing the whole community to send “unrecyclable” packaging and products for recycling.
For each shipment of material she sends to waste firm TerraCycle, Karen receives a monetary reward which she donates to the RSPCA.

Murad is latest beauty name to work with TerraCycle

Murad, the clinical skincare brand, has announced a UK partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle to divert plastic waste from landfills. The Murad Free Recycling Programme invites brand fans to download a pre-paid shipping label via the Murad programme page, or via TerraCycle, to send off their Murad empties using UPS. Once collected, the packaging is cleaned and melted into hard plastic that can be remoulded to make new products.

Responsible timing? | Special Report – Sustainability

Julien Tremblin, general manager at TerraCycle Europe, explains: “Getting EPR right is a lengthy process. It is meaty legislation and there are a number of stakeholders involved and mechanisms that need to be put in place in order to make it a success. While clarity on what to expect is important, it’s also important that it’s set up to be as successful as possible, and making sure the i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed is crucial to this. We’ve been living through unprecedented times and delays are likely a knock-on effect of this.”

5 Easy Recycling Tips To Make Your Household More Eco-friendly

You may or may not be surprised to find out that many of your favourite snacks don’t actually come in packaging that can be easily recycled by local authorities. If you’re not ready to give up your beloved snacks, but still want to reduce your environmental impact, here are schemes to take advantage of. You can drop your Pringles tubes at over 330 Bring Banks across the UK, and your KP popcorn, crisps, nuts and pretzels can be collected by TerraCycle at selected locations, and are then made into watering cans, storage boxes or even outdoor furniture.

How to recycle coffee capsules

If you have a capsule coffee machine at home, we've got advice on how to get rid of your used coffee capsules without chucking them in the rubbish.

Lavazza has also partnered with TerraCycle, a company that specialises in handling hard-to-recycle rubbish. If you don’t have access to a food waste collection, you can drop off your used Eco Caps at a public drop-off location near you.