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Human Resources is a comedic real-life occu-series about TerraCycle, an innovative company whose mission is to “eliminate the idea of waste.” Run by Tom Szaky, an idealistic 32-year-old entrepreneur, TerraCycle, one of the fastest growing green companies in the world, gets paid top dollar to take anything and everything that is landfill-bound – from potato chip bags to cigarette butts – and recycle, up-cycle, re-use, or otherwise transform these objects into something else. Tom and his colleagues at TerraCycle dream of a day when garbage cans will belong on the trash heap of history. Headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey, and with 26 offices around the world, TerraCycle is a breeding ground for idealism: Tom believes firmly that if you can dream it, you can do it – and he encourages his employees to try to come up with bigger and better ways of reducing and transforming waste. The result is brilliant recycling breakthroughs and avant-garde design concepts that are helping pioneer an often-ignored industry. The company’s staff of 120 run the gamut, from nerdy hippie types who take time away from their (recycled) desks to snack on kale chips and take part in office yoga, to skeptical, more “corporate” employees who work hard, but leave the TerraCycle mission behind when they head home at the end of the day. These differences of opinion provide endless comedic clashes around the office. Fortunately, everyone feels like they’re an important part of the company’s quickly growing family, and share a passion for TerraCycle’s cutting-edge brand, including graffiti, gong hits, and communal lunches. From figuring out how to recycle used diapers to planting trees in a junkyard car, there’s always plenty going on at TerraCycle. Human Resources chronicles the company’s corporate and social mission, while simultaneously documenting the unique, funny, and often awkward social dynamics amongst its young staff. This series blends environmental innovation with laugh-out-loud comedy into a reality TV cocktail for the 21st century.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoTalkin' Trash||Tom and TerraCycle are close to finalizing a deal for a coffee table book of DIY upcycling ideas but the team first needs to create a sample chapter. In preparation for a meeting with the publisher, Albe asks Dean to work on being more professional.||21:33||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFrom Zero to Hero||In an effort to expand their Zero Waste recycling program to small businesses, Rhandi and Dan work on developing a successful sales pitch strategy. While accompanying them on their pitches, Stephen stumbles upon a potential new waste stream.||21:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPaint No Stopping Us Now||Tom is eager to start a paint-recycling program. Rick and Ernie work on the recycling science, while Dan sets up a pilot program with a local hardware store. Tom enlists Dean to facilitate a staff graffiti contest at the 10th annual Graffiti Jam.||21:31||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoSticky Situation||After previous failed efforts to recycle gum, Tom tasks Andrew with developing a new plan. The Science and Graphics teams do everything they can to make it work. Meanwhile, in the lead up to his birthday, Dan asks Dennis for help getting in shape.||21:33||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMessage in a Bottle||Tom meets with corporate partner Garnier about refreshing their co-sponsored communal garden in Harlem. Tiffany asks Stephen for help on creating an upcycled bench for the garden. Meanwhile, Tom tries to eliminate meat from the office lunch program.||21:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPeace, Love and Plastic||When Tom and Stephen each sell the same million pounds of recycled plastic, the team scrambles to find the additional materials needed to fill the extra order. Andrew, Dean and Karina are fed up with the office’s hippie atmosphere and hatch a plan.||21:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoSmells Like Success||Grace, Dennis, and Tom travel to Toronto to help the Canada team launch a national air-care brigade with Febreze. Back in Trenton, Rick, Dean, Dara, Dan and other TerraCycle staff, gather together to help Stephen jumpstart to his love life.||21:12||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoOh Baby||When Tom tasks the team with figuring out how to recycle diapers, the pressure falls on Rick to determine how to process this complicated waste stream. Elsewhere, Dan’s stress level is on the rise, as he plans a surprise baby shower for Stacey.||21:12||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFine Wining||When TerraCycle’s corporate partner, The Naked Grape, wants to highlight their partnership by selling upcycled and recycled wine-related products, Tiff and Stephen get to work. Al, along with Albe’s support, revisits his old hobby, stand-up comedy.||21:32||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBuilding the Future||TerraCycle is expanding into a new building, and Tiff and her team, constricted by a tight deadline and an even tighter budget, must “trashify” the new space. As news of the move spreads, Dan and Dean are determined to get a spot in the new office.||21:32||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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Downloaded this video the other day but watched it today. I think it is very funny and hope to watch many more!
I’m a huge fan of this show - in fact never new of TerraCycle before. Can’t wait for new episodes.
I thought it was a really great show with a really meaningful message & funny people that are involved in spreading it.