Last week, Recycline, an eco-friendly consumer-products company based in Waltham, MA, won the grand prize of the Forbes.com Boost Your Business contest. Recycline received the award – and grand prize of $100,000 – during a reception at The Forbes Galleries in New York City.
Recycline makes a range of consumer products, such as toothbrushes, razors and tableware from recycled materials. Its Preserve brand line is currently sold at retailers, such as Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Wal-Mart.
Recycline was among the nearly 1,000 entrepreneurs from across the country that entered the contest when it launched in March 2007. The runners-up are:
• H2bid.com (Detroit, MI) – Glenn Oliver
• Presidential Classroom (Alexandria, VA) – Elizabeth Sherman
• Simply Divine Brownies, LLC (Brunswick, ME) – Trina Beaulier
• Unicycle.com (Marietta, GA) – John Drummond