Big brands are testing reusable containers this year — would you buy in?

January 25th, 2019 - It’s a green shopper’s dream to curb plastic waste: Häagen-Dazs in stainless steel pints, Tropicana in glass bottles, Pantene in aluminium containers and hundreds more products all refillable and delivered to your door in what harkens back to the days of the milkman. Read More

The World’s Biggest Brands Want You to Refill Your Orange Juice and Deodorant

January 24th, 2019 The world’s biggest makers of shampoo, detergent and packaged food will test selling their products in reusable containers, adopting a milkman-style model to address mounting concerns about plastic waste. Read More

Brookhaven starts glass trial with New Jersey recycling company

January 15th, 2019 - Brookhaven officials have launched a pilot project with a New Jersey company that could land the town its first deal to sell recyclable glass in about two decades.  Read More

The Era Of Easy Recycling May Be Coming To An End

January 10th, 2019 - January 10th, 2019 - For those of us who spent most of our lives painstakingly separating plastic, glass, paper and metal, single-stream recycling is easy to love. No longer must we labor. Gone is the struggle to store two, three, four or even five different bags under the kitchen sink. Read More

One big recycling success: Maine's bottle bill

November 3rd, 2018 - While recycling in Maine is in the dumps with a tough market and a need for recycling education, there’s a bright spot: Maine’s 40-year-old bottle bill. Read More

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