08 Sep '11, 10am

'Trash Tycoon' Facebook game recycles cyber garbage to benefit charities in real life Nicely done, @TerraCycle!

'Trash Tycoon' Facebook game recycles cyber garbage to benefit charities in real life Nicely done, @TerraCycle!

In the new Facebook game Trash Tycoon, players take the role of recycling entrepreneurs, collecting waste and upcycling it into new useful products. Photo: TerraCycle You’ve harvested crops on FarmVille and defended your island on Empires and Allies. Now a new Facebook game lets you manage and upcycle a town’s waste, while raising money for real-world projects that reduce carbon emissions. Trash Tycoon , created by social gaming startup Guerillapps and sponsored by upcycling company TerraCycle , is the first Facebook game built around upcycling. In the game, players take the role of recycling entrepreneurs responsible for cleaning up a trash-strewn city. Players earn game money and points by collecting and upcycling trash – converting waste into useful, quality products – just like TerraCycle does in real life. While playing the game, users will be able to communicate and ...

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