Another Terracycle Giveaway!

In honor of my son’s first day of school today, I’m giving away a Terracycle pencil case, notebook and 3 pencils. (sorry about the picture, it was the best I could do)

Terracycle is a company that recycles non recyclable materials, such as juice pouches, candy wrapper, chip bags and more. You can go to their website and sign up to collect these and other items and Terracycle will donate $.02 per wrapper or pouch to the charity or school of your choice.

Check out their website for more information. They are doing far more than I’ve listed here.

There are several ways to enter. If you already do one of them, just let me know in an entry. Please leave your email in the entry as well.

1. Tell me how your reuse your trash.
2. Follow me.
3. Subscribe to my emails.
4. Check out the Terracycle website and tell me what you’ve learned.
5. Post this giveaway on your blog or website. Please leave a link to post.
6. Email a friend about this giveaway and CC
7. Follow me on
Follow me on FacebookI will use to pick a winner on August 27th 2009, 9 pm EST. US residents only.( I will not share your email with anyone)


I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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  1. I reuse glass jars to hold craft supplies and my kids love to reuse tp cardboard for spy glasses…silly i know!

    mellisarock at yahoo dot com

  2. I follow through goggle reader

  3. I am a brand new subscriber

  4. e-mail sent

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  5. now following on twitter

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  6. Veshengro says:

    Nice to see another giveaway from my favorite Upcycling company. TerraCycle rocks.

    As to upcycling ideas and such I invite readers to the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW ( and to have a look at the Green Living Book #1 published by us.

  7. Anonymous says:

    When a varmint digs holes in our yard, we bury kitchen scraps in before covering up the hole, hoping it will turn into compost.

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  8. I save unusual odds and ends, rolls from plastic wrap and flat pieces of cardboard that can be put to good use in school projects.

  9. I follow you on Twitter (CarmaSez)

  10. I use pieces of cardboard from boxes to ship Etsy orders. We also reuse glass/plastic containers for different storage items.

  11. Stuff could always be worse says:

    I do not have kids in school anymore but I would follow on Facebook, Hope you will follow me on FB. I will look for Mommy has to work. Still trying to get my blog on fb. just got to get enough people to say I am the author.

  12. We reuse our grocery bags several times – both paper and plastic.
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  13. I follow your blog on Blogger/Google Friend Connect.
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  14. I subscribe to your blog via email.
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  15. I follow you on Twitter (Nelsby).
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  16. I follow you on Facebook (Aimee Waerhouse).
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  17. I learned that Terracycle has store-specific collection bins at Home Depot, Petco, OfficeMax and Best Buy to encourage consumers to recycle products.
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  18. Michelle (Lipstick Rules) says:

    Hi! Thanks so much for commenting on my blog. I have just followed you 😉

    I'm a working mom of two as well. Blogging is now my 'other' job.


  19. Young in TX says:

    We take the toilet paper roll inside cardboard to the local Humane Society where they stuff it with PB for the dogs we're told.

  20. To name some stuffts that I reuse : containers, jars, and also cereal boxes (for mag holders).

  21. I love to reuse food containers for planting seedlings.

    I especially love egg cartons for this, since they can plant right in the ground.
    maasangela at gmail dot com

  22. I'm following your blog.
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  23. I'm following you on twitter @suburbanjung

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  24. MelADramatic Mommy says:

    I use gallon milk jugs to take water to the beach to rinse our feet before we get in the car.

  25. Stephanie says:

    I reuse boxes things come in to pack away other things or to mail things.

  26. We reuse yogurt cups and other plastic containers to use for hubbys lunches, fruit salad, green salad, etc, hold well and are a nice portion size!

  27. Email subscriber

  28. Follow on Twitter-jellibeenz1978

  29. Follow on Facebook- Kristy H

  30. I found that the recycled materials are used to make affordable, high quality products ranging from tote bags and purses to shower curtains and kites!

  31. Karen Halter says:

    I reuse most containers for food storage, lunchboxes, and craft supplies. We recycle all papers for nonessential computer print jobs.

  32. Anonymous says:

    I reuse alot of our containers and store my kids art supplies in them.


  33. Christina Hidek says:

    I reuse cardboard boxes (shipping and food cartons) for craft projects for myself and my 4 year old. My favorite project was making a once homely looking shoebox into a gorgeous ribbon organizer.

  34. Thanks for offering this contest. Hope we win.
    we let the boys draw on junkmail
    Cha Ching Queen

  35. Bombtastic Belle says:

    I reuse my glass jars from spaghetti to hold my beans, I put the glass jar that has wax bits in it in the freezer so that I can clean it out and use it for crafts, I keep scrap material for "rag-a-muffin" wreaths. 🙂

  36. I use boxes to organize or store things and newspaper bags to pick up after my dogs.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  37. Anne - mommyhastowork says:

    Thanks to all! This contest is now over.