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Littlebrook participates in the TerraCycle recycling program. TerraCycle's mission is to eliminate waste by recycling items that were previously non-recyclable. The company then creates new products from the converted waste. Littlebrook receives $.01 for each point worth of waste the school sends to TerraCycle. Littlebrook has raised over $1,500 since we began working with TerraCycle.

TerraCycle's waste collection programs are called Brigades. The items we collect are listed below by brigade. 

Feeling overwhelmed by all of plastic collection efforts? Please print our Handy Terracycle Handout and hang it up in a convenient spot with a bag or bin to collect everything, then bring in your stash on one of our collection dates: 3/28, 4/26, 5/31, and 6/14.

NEW - HonestKids Drink Pouch Brigade: ANY BRAND of aluminum or plastic drink pouches.

And, best of all, no need to remove the straws!

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NEW - GoGo Squeeze Pouch Brigade
: ANY BRAND of healthy snack plastic pouches and caps. 

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NEW - Baby Food Pouch Brigade
: ANY BRAND of baby and toddler food pouches and caps. 

Snack Bag Brigade
: ALL plastic and foil-lined snack bags (salty snacks; no cookie or sweet snack bags)

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Energy Bar Wrapper Brigade:
 ALL foil-lined energy bar wrappers, granola bar wrappers,
 protein bar wrappers,meal replacement bar wrappers, and diet bar wrappers. Plus Clif SHOT wrappers, Clif Twisted Fruit Wrappers, Clif Roks Wrappers, Clif Bloks Wrappers, and Clif Gels Wrappers. 

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Colgate Oral Care Brigade
: ANY BRAND of toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, toothbrush and toothpaste outer packaging, and dental floss containers.

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 for more information

Tom's of Maine Natural Care Brigade
: ANY BRAND of Mouthwash bottles and caps, Deodorant containers and caps, Toothpaste tubes and caps, Soap packaging, Floss containers, Toothbrushes

Please note: This Brigade does not accept aerosol deodorant cans.

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 for more information

Please empty all containers and lightly rinse them when necessary. 

We appreciate all the efforts families make to collect items for us. However, please remember there are many items that we cannot accept.

*So we CAN NOT accept these items:
  • Cookie packaging
  • Candy wrappers or boxes
  • Gum wrappers or boxes
  • Rice Krispies treats wrappers
  • Applesauce pouches
  • Seaweed snack bags
  • Nut bags
  • Fish bags
  • Fruit snack wrappers
  • Vegetable bags
  • Pop Tart packaging
  • Plastic cereal bar or protein bar wrappers (we can only accept those with foil lining)
  • Lunch boxes
  • If a plastic container or lid is #1 or #2 plastic, put it in your regular recycling
Note: #5 Plastic can be dropped at Whole Foods

For more information contact Ted Holsten at