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Kimberly-Clark & TerraCycle, Inc. Partner to Reduce Waste and Help Fund Schools and Non-Profits
Date:11/2/2009

on and collection of used product packaging, consumers can sign up for free to create a Brigade location. Schools, business, houses of worship and even individuals are encouraged to join a Brigade and sign up today at www.terracycle.net/brigades. For every piece of packaging a Brigade participant collects, two cents is paid to a school or non-profit group of their choice.

Each of these Brigade programs is diverting product packaging waste from landfills, giving much needed funding to local communities and helping to raise consumer awareness about reusing and reducing.

"By encouraging people to rethink what is waste, TerraCycle is making it simple for consumers and companies like Kimberly-Clark to have a positive impact on the environment," said Tom Szaky, TerraCycle's founder and CEO. "And with a monetary reward as our incentive to recycle, the Brigade programs help schools, community groups, and non-profits across the country earn funds to support local activities."

About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people -- nearly a quarter of the world's population -- trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C news and to learn more about the company's 137-year history of innovation or its sustainability efforts, visit www.kimberly-clark.com.

About TerraCycle

In 2001, Tom Szaky, a Princeton University Freshman, founded TerraCycle in hopes of building an eco-capitalist company built on waste. After winning countless business pl
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