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Company to Recycle Cigarette Butts

Cigarette butts are among the most littered material things on the planet. And while small, the non-biodegradable filters that constitute the “butt” contain toxic chemicals that can leach into the ground. Cigarette filters are typically made from cellulose acetate, a … Continue reading

19. June 2012 by NGP
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Taking A Closer Look at the Meaning of ‘Biodegradable’

Trenton, NJ-based TerraCycle Inc. specializes in the creation of recycling systems designed to process materials that are typically difficult to recycle. The company then converts this waste into higher-value consumer products and packaging (a process known as “upcycling“). In a semi-regular … Continue reading

09. February 2012 by NGP
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