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Want to Help Save the Earth? Start by Doing This With Your Beauty Products

Your pump of face wash runs dry: What do you do? If you're like most people, you either toss the bottle in the trash with a twinge of guilt or put it in your recycling bin and hope for the best—you're not sure it's recyclable and suspect it might get sorted out and sent to a landfill anyway. Earth Day has us once again re-evaluating our own efforts to preserve the planet, we decided to finally figure out how to ensure that the dozens of product packages we go through each year don't end up languishing in a landfill for all eternity. Here's a new action plan for recycling beauty-product waste that's totally doable.

6 Super Simple (And Green!) Ways To Save Money Today

If you don’t like the taste of tap water, grab a water filtration product for your home. Brita and PUR are two great brands to choose from, and you can even recycle their filtration products by sending them into my company, TerraCycle. By collecting and sending us your PUR or Brita dispensers, pitchers, faucet mounts, and other filtration products, you can even earn money for a local school or charity of your choosing.

School Recycling Challenge getting ready to launch

The collected challenge materials will be recycled through TerraCycle, an organization focusing on non-traditional recycling. “We hope everyone in our community will get excited about this,” she said. “It’s an easy and effective way to keep material out of landfills and put them in line to be recycled and reused. It’s not a far-out concept and the whole community can get behind it.”

The 5 Weirdest Things You Can Recycle Through Terracycle

One of my favorite discoveries in this fascinating world of green innovation is the company Terracycle. Simply put, founder and Princeton-dropout Tom Szaky recycles the unrecyclable. You can participate by signing up for different recycling collection programs, collecting your waste, and then shipping it back to Terracycle.

Westminster Sea Otter Foundation wins award

The Sea Otter Foundation and Trust, a nonprofit based in Westminster, is dedicated to recycling. Established in 2013, the organization raises funds for sea otter researchers, biologists and conservation initiatives while raising awareness in Colorado. This summer, the foundation won an award from TerraCycle for recycling efforts, specifically in the beauty care items category. To get involved, visit www.SeaOtterFoundationTrust.org.

Millington Crisis Center becomes a top state collector in recycling program

Millington Crisis Center is a top state collector of hair care, skin care, and cosmetic product packaging for the Personal Care and Beauty Brigade®, a free, national recycling program created by Garnier® and TerraCycle®. By collecting used personal care and beauty packaging, the crisis center has helped to divert over 5,300 units of waste from landfills.