A KIND-HEARTED Hayling Island woman has raised more than £130 for charity by collecting and recycling ‘unrecyclable’ items from the community.
The items collected include writing instruments, beauty products and packaging, Pringles tubes, manual toothbrushes and electric toothbrush heads and old toys and games.
Once dropped off at the drop-off location, the items are sent to TerraCycle, which recycles hard-to-recycle waste.
Nields School in Slaithwaite has raised more than £500 for the school’s charity by collecting and recycling “unrecyclable” items from the community.
The items collected include cheese packaging, toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes, Pringles tubes, writing instruments and much more.
Once dropped off at the school, the items are sent to TerraCycle for recycling, the world leader in recycling hard-to-recycle waste.
Win On Waste collects a range of items from the local community that the council doesn’t include in its kerbside recycling collections, meaning these items are otherwise destined for landfill or incineration. Once collected the items are sent to TerraCycle, the world leader in recycling hard-to-recycle waste.
Wycombe resident Jo Sharp has signed up to various recycling programmes, including the Cathedral City Cheese Packaging Recycling Programme, the pladis (the brand behind McVitie’s and Jacob’s) Biscuits and Snacks Recycling Programme and the Pringles Tubes Recycling Programme, among others, which are offered by TerraCycle.
TerraCycle specialises in providing solutions for hard-to-recycle products, working with a range of partners globally to eliminate the idea of waste. In Scotland alone, the organisation has 355 public drop-off sites across its programmes. Here, Julien Tremblin, general manager of TerraCycle Europe, tells Packaging Scotland about the organisation’s history, greatest achievements to date, and long-term aspirations.
Have you heard about our trial with recycling organisation TerraCycle, allowing our residents to recycle items usually headed for the burgundy waste bin?
The trial will last until mid-November and will let residents take new types of waste to the Blackburn and Darwen HWRC’s for the first time ever to be recycled.
Biscuit wrappers, Pringles tubes, plastic toothbrushes and coffee bags are included in the items that can be dropped off during the trial period.
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.
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.
A nursery school in Great Baddow
, Essex, recently celebrated its 75th birthday with some fun Easter activities and the opening of a new recycling station.
The nursery is continuing to support the community well into its 75th year by becoming a Terracycle Recycling Centre.
In honour of World Recycling Day 2022, BRITA
has shared 5 recycling
tips to help people on the way to reducing landfill waste.
4. Snack responsibly
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.