Eleven common recycling mistakes and how to avoid them — TerraCycle News

Even as experts in recycling, we have to admit it’s not a straightforward process. There’s not a blanket right or wrong answer to recycling. It all depends on where you live. That’s why one of our best pieces of advice, is to always visit your local council’s website to understand their specific rules on what […] Eleven common recycling mistakes and how to avoid them — … Continue reading Eleven common recycling mistakes and how to avoid them — TerraCycle News

1.6 billion facemasks entered the ocean in 2020. Here’s how you can recycle them! — TerraCycle News

A new study from Visual Capitalist has estimated 1.6 billion disposable masks have found their way into the world’s oceans since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. While this figure equates to just 3 per cent of the 52 billion disposable face masks produced in 2020, it also adds up to nearly 5,000 tonnes of […] 1.6 billion facemasks entered the ocean in 2020. Here’s how … Continue reading 1.6 billion facemasks entered the ocean in 2020. Here’s how you can recycle them! — TerraCycle News

What you need to know about microplastics — TerraCycle News

Over the last decade, our understanding of microplastics and the devastating impact they have has grown considerably. Despite this awareness, microplastics are continuing to increase in our environment creating immeasurable damage to our ecosystems, wildlife, and even to our own health. This week, we wanted to bring awareness to the issue of microplastics – how […] What you need to know about microplastics — TerraCycle News Continue reading What you need to know about microplastics — TerraCycle News

A few small changes go a long way to living more sustainably — TerraCycle News

Blog – A few small changes go a long way to living more sustainably Sometimes, we don’t always realise all the little things people do that go a long way in making a positive impact on the environment. That’s why it’s so important to connect with people in our communities to share our learnings and […] A few small changes go a long way to living … Continue reading A few small changes go a long way to living more sustainably — TerraCycle News

How to start a home worm farm 1-0-1 — TerraCycle News

Here at TerraCycle, our team of avid environmentalists take sustainable practices beyond the office, and are always on the lookout for ways to reduce our footprint. One of these ways is worm farming.  If you haven’t heard of worm farming before, then you’re in for a treat! It’s an easy method to reduce your kitchen […] How to start a home worm farm 1-0-1 — TerraCycle … Continue reading How to start a home worm farm 1-0-1 — TerraCycle News

The Benefits of Recycling vs Landfilling — TerraCycle News

In the recycling world, we’re frequently asked the question: does it take more or less energy to landfill something vs recycling?  This week, we wanted to clarify some of the benefits of recycling in response to these common questions. Why should we recycle in the first place? Every time we create a new product or material, […] The Benefits of Recycling vs Landfilling — TerraCycle News Continue reading The Benefits of Recycling vs Landfilling — TerraCycle News

What symbols on packaging can be recycled — TerraCycle News

As experts in recycling, we understand how complicated and confusing it can be to know what belongs in your yellow bin for recycling, and your red bin for general waste. It’s important to be able to decipher between the two, so you can reduce contamination and make sure you’re recycling as effectively as possible.  On […] What symbols on packaging can be recycled — TerraCycle News Continue reading What symbols on packaging can be recycled — TerraCycle News

How to recycle food waste — TerraCycle News

Organic waste is a major problem for the environment. According to the 2020 National Waste Report, ‘In Australia alone, 13 million tonnes of CO2 is created as a result of organic waste going to landfill, which equates to approximately 3% of Australia’s total emissions.’ This organic waste is primarily  made up of food and garden […] How to recycle food waste — TerraCycle News Continue reading How to recycle food waste — TerraCycle News

Why you need to know the difference between biodegradable, compostable and recyclable! — TerraCycle News

Do you get excited when you see that something is biodegradable? Or feel a rush of elation when you find out that an item is compostable? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. Although these materials can have great environmental benefits, it is vitally important to understand the difference between them, and why they do not […] Why you need to know the difference between biodegradable, compostable … Continue reading Why you need to know the difference between biodegradable, compostable and recyclable! — TerraCycle News