Have you heard of TerraCycle? They make environmentally friendly and affordable products, made from non-recyclable waste materials. They have over 50 products that sell at retailers such as Walmart, Target and Petco. TerraCycle products range from fertilizers to household cleaners to backpacks and toys. Their goal is to find unique uses for items that would go into landfills, and eliminate the idea of waste.

TerraCycle also has a national program called TerraCycle Brigades. This program allows you to earn cash for trash (money paid to schools and non-profits). You may choose which "Brigade" you want to join to begin collecting. Some of the Brigades include: Drink Pouch, Aveeno Beauty, Chip Bag, Writing Instruments and Cell Phone. Payout ranges from $.02 per item to $0.25 per item for cell phones.

Terra Cycle has generously offered to give one Bargain Mom reader a TerraCycle YakPak Billboard Bag, similar to the one shown to the right. *Be prepared to be surprised on the color and the design because that is up to the whim of the billboard... that's right... each bag is, truly, one of a kind.

MANDATORY: You must be a follower of Bargain Mom and visit TerraCycle, and tell me which product you would like to try.

  1. Follow TerraCycle on Twitter (1 entry)
  2. Follow TerraCycle on Facebook (1 entry)
  3. Follow Bargain Mom on Twitter (1 entry)
  4. Enter another giveaway on my website, and comment on which one you entered (1 entry)
  5. Tweet  a link back to this contest including @TerraCycle and @mibargainmom 1x per day ( 1 entry per day) 
You must leave a separate comment for each entry. I will check each entry to make sure they are valid.

Giveaway is open to U.S. residents ages 18 and up.
Contest ends Saturday August 28, 2010 at 11:59 EST. A winner will be chosen on Sunday August 29, 2010 by Random.org. Winner will have 48 hours to respond by email or another winner will be chosen. Information will be forwarded to sponsor for prize fulfillment.

Good Luck!

Disclosure: I have not received any compensation for hosting this giveaway. All information was gathered from the sponsors website. The opinions reflected in this post have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way.


I found out about Terracycle a couple of weeks agao and I am so excited about! I signed up because I absolutely love the idea of upcycling! I am also a follower of your blog!

frugalsciencegal [at] gmail [dot] com


I follow Terracycle on twitter @Frugal Science

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I follow TerraCycle on Facebook (Frugal Liz)

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Follow Bargain Mom on twitter @FrugalScience

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Entered into the Kidorable Umbrella Giveaway

frugalsciencegal [at] gmail [dot] com


Just started following you but I'm a big fan of Terracycle! I like the cork board made from wine corks.


I follow and I would like to try the bike bag


I like Terracycle on FB
Charity McAllister


Twitter follower~humboldtcherry


Became a GFC follower my name sswpss
and I would like to try is the Window Box to put next to a window and fill with growing flowers :)

sswpss at yahoo dot com


"like" TerraCycle on FB
my FB name is Vicki Sh

sswpss at yahoo dot com


ooh how cool! I would love to have this and the circuit board clipboard! I am also a follower.

kayceewilliams at gmail dot com


Hello. My preschool sent in 1252 capri sun pouches this year. Thanks!


i'm a follower and i like Starburst® Insulated Cooler


Follow you with GFC
I like the Drink Pouch Large Backpack
adaliadelcompar at gmail dot com


Follow TerraCycle on Twitter
adaliadelcompar at gmail dot com


Follow TerraCycle on Facebook
adalia montalvo
adaliadelcompar at gmail dot com


I entered the Sense' Rice Bran Polisher giveaway
adaliadelcompar at gmail dot com


adaliadelcompar at gmail dot com


Following Bargain Mom and the product I'd like to try is the Capri Sun tote. It looks like the perfect size to throw some items in for a day when I'm out and about.

here is the link: http://www.terracycle.net/products/162-Capri-Sun-Large-Tote

embattledsparkle @ aol.com


following terracycle on twitter


adaliadelcompar at gmail dot com


I follow your blog as degood with google friend connect and i would love to try the starburst mini backpack



I follow terracycle on twitter as kmayans.



http://www.terracycle.net/products/192-Cork-Board like this

follow blog as jelaws5


i'm a follower and i like Starburst® Insulated Cooler


We are starting a Terracycle program at our school and could use an example of what the juice bags are made into. This is such a wonderful idea

cherenedodge () @ hotmail (dot) com

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