TerraCycle Gets Behind Facebook Game "Trash Tycoon"

King, Bart
September 2011
SB Communictions Weekly;9/8/2011, p4
The article informs that TerraCycle Inc., a company engaged in collection and reuse of non recyclable consumer waste, has sponsored the social game Trash Tycoon for Facebook. It mentions that the game is themed on sustainability wherein players earn points for recycling litter and trash into environmentally friendly products. Tom Szaky, chief executive officer of TerraCycle, says that the game aligns with the company's mission to educate people on their responsibility towards the environment.


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