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Imperial Coffee partners with TerraCycle to outsmart waste


April 18, 2012
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April 18, 2012, Toronto – Imperial Coffee and Services Inc. is joining a worldwide movement to outsmart waste
through the TerraCycle program.

April 18, 2012, Toronto – Imperial Coffee and Services Inc. is joining a worldwide movement to outsmart waste
through the TerraCycle program.

TerraCycle creates national recycling systems for previously non-recyclable or
hard-to-recycle waste, then converts the collected waste into
a wide variety of products and materials.

With more than 20 million people collecting waste in over 20
countries, TerraCycle has diverted billions of units of waste and used
them to create more than 1,500 different products available at major
retailers, ranging from Walmart to Whole Foods Market. These products
include everything from fences to containers. They keep waste out of
landfills and contribute to a cleaner world.

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Following a successful pilot program earlier this year, some Imperial Coffee
customers have already implemented the full TerraCycle program. The
company hopes to expand adoption in the coming weeks. 

"Our customers have been asking for a recycling program for single-serve coffee packages, and we are thrilled to offer it to them. We’ll
be working with our customers and recycling partners to make offices
more sustainable and reduce waste," says Mark Steiner, president of Imperial Coffee and Services
Inc.

Imperial Coffee’s office coffee service
customers will now have the option of taking action to prevent
single-serve Mars Drink packs from ending up in landfills. They can
place the used fresh packs in office collection boxes, then ship them
via Fedex to TerraCycle. TerraCycle then recycles the fresh packs into
new products. Additional information is available the Recycle Your Fresh Packs website.