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Starbucks Commits to a Resource-Positive Future

Posted on: Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 in: News | Comments Off on Starbucks Commits to a Resource-Positive Future

In a public letter to all company stakeholders, chief executive officer Kevin Johnson sets 2030 science-based targets for carbon, water and waste as part of multi-decade aspiration SEATTLE – Today in a public letter citing the company’s enduring mission to inspire and nurture the human spirit, Starbucks chief executive officer Kevin Johnson announced a multi-decade commitment to be […]

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“No plastic should end up in landfill or as litter,”

Posted on: Thursday, January 16th, 2020 in: News | Comments Off on “No plastic should end up in landfill or as litter,”

said Mark Schneider, CEO of Nestlé. “Making recycled plastics safe for food is an enormous challenge for our industry. That is why in addition to minimizing plastics use and collecting waste, we want to close the loop and make more plastics infinitely recyclable. We are taking bold steps to create a wider market for food-grade recycled plastics […]

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Arcos Dorados Eliminates 200 Tons of Plastic Waste by Removing Straws at 2,200 Locations Throughout Latin America

Posted on: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 in: News | Comments Off on Arcos Dorados Eliminates 200 Tons of Plastic Waste by Removing Straws at 2,200 Locations Throughout Latin America

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arcos Dorados (NYSE:ARCO) (“Arcos Dorados” or the “Company”), the world’s largest independent McDonald’s franchisee, today announced that it has eliminated approximately 200 tons of single-use plastic, roughly equivalent to the weight of 100 cars, since removing straws one year ago from beverages served at its 2,200 locations throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. […]

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Single-use plastic ban to be enforced in Anchorage

Posted on: Monday, September 16th, 2019 in: News, Produce Bags | Comments Off on Single-use plastic ban to be enforced in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Alaska city officials have organized the rollout of a single-use plastic bag ban in an effort to reduce litter and waste, officials said. The ban is scheduled to take effect Sunday in Anchorage, The Anchorage Daily News reported . The Anchorage Assembly approved the ordinance in August 2018 banning commercial […]

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More plastic, less waste? Yes. Seriously.

Posted on: Friday, August 2nd, 2019 in: News | Comments Off on More plastic, less waste? Yes. Seriously.

by Steve Russell | July 27, 2017 A new study in the journal Science Advances looks at the “Production, Use and Fate of All Plastics Ever Made.” We welcome this new study, and the opportunity it provides to context to the important discussions around plastics’ growth and post-use management. Let’s start with a fact that might be counter-intuitive: plastics are […]

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Looking to end styrofoam use

Posted on: Friday, April 5th, 2019 in: News | Comments Off on Looking to end styrofoam use

GREENWICH — Styrofoam is the single biggest contribution to cafeteria waste at Eastern Middle School, according to a group of parent volunteers who are trying to persuade the Board of Education to phase out single-use trays from lunch rooms. “I’d ask you to fund reusable wares and dishwashers in the upcoming year,” parent Julie DesChamps told the […]

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Sleek Green Racking System

Posted on: Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 in: Produce Bags, Supermarkets | Comments Off on Sleek Green Racking System

  As you already know, our produce bags come from the annual renewable resource, green ethanol. You probably haven’t seen produce racks as cool as ours, so we present you a new video that takes a closer look into our sleek green racking system which are sure to add a little pop to any supermarket. […]

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The Alternative to Petroleum Based Produce Bags

Posted on: Monday, August 15th, 2016 in: Produce Bags | Comments Off on The Alternative to Petroleum Based Produce Bags

By: Natasha Naik   Living a more green and environmentally life, as with most things, usually means more little changes than large drastic ones.  One major and seeming unavoidable use of plastic is at the grocery store when it comes to produce bags. While stores rightfully make efforts towards lessening the number of plastic bags […]

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How Green Is Your Bag?

Posted on: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 in: News, Produce Bags | Comments Off on How Green Is Your Bag?

How green is the produce bag you see in the supermarket? Not much unless it’s a Bioplanet bag. Our bags are truly green! Watch our video to learn more about are awesome produce bags.        

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San Fran Ban

Posted on: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 in: Compostable, News, School | Comments Off on San Fran Ban

By: Natasha Naik   The Golden city has officially banned all foam products, and environmentalists across the nation are rejoicing.  In an effort to meet the city’s “No Waste by 2020” goal, the city has made it illegal to sell anything made from the harmful compound polystyrene, from packing peanuts to plates. Though this was […]

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Will the Produce Bag Rip? Ft. Acorn Squash

Posted on: Friday, June 24th, 2016 in: News, Produce Bags | Comments Off on Will the Produce Bag Rip? Ft. Acorn Squash

We’re back with another video for, ‘Will the Bag Rip?’ Last time we used pineapples to test the produce bags. This time around we used acorn squash! Check out the video to find out what happens.  

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Let’s Talk About Bagasse

Posted on: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 in: Compostable | Comments Off on Let’s Talk About Bagasse

By: Natasha Naik   For thousands of years sugar has been a staple in our diets. Years ago sugar was considered such a delicacy, that it was literally worth its weight in gold and people would trade gold and other precious substances to get some of it. Fast forward to today, sugar is still an […]

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