• TerraCycle to reduce waste by reusing Mars candy wrappers

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    TerraCycle, known to reuse thrown away wrappers and put them into something useful has tied up with Mars Inc to reuse packaging from Snickers, Altoids, Big Red and other Mars’ food, drink, candy, gum and dog food products. TerraCycle will use both surplus and used packaging from the products with Mars sponsoring collection brigades for its packaging waste which will then be ‘upcycled’ into products like cell phone holders, laptop sleeves and messenger bags.

    The products included in the partnership include M&Ms, Snickers, Milky Way, Twix, Starburst, Skittles, 3 Musketeers, Juicy Fruit, Doublemint, Wrigley’s Spearmint, Orbit, Extra, Freedent, Eclipse, 5, Winterfresh, Big Red, Life Savers, Altoids, Pedigree, Nutro, The Goodlife Recipe, Uncle Ben’s, Seeds of Change and Flavia.

    Posted in Topics:Uncategorized, Tags: on April 27, 2009