Advocates to Rahm Emanuel: No Coke Ads on Residential Recycling Bins

April 26 - BOSTON --(ENEWSPF)-- Calling it a dangerous precedent and an unprecedented commercial encroachment on private homes, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Chicago residents, and advocates across the country are demanding that Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel end a plan to put Coca-Cola ads on residential recycling bins. This week, the City of Chicago announced that Coca-Cola will “donate” 50,000 bins over the next five years.     Read More

Pledge to cut down on water bottles

April 22, 2013 - Earth Day can seem overwhelming. After all, how can one person save an entire planet?     Read More

Recycling - The Carbon Footprint on Food and Packaging

April 20, 2013 - This Earth Day, we wanted to get an environmental expert’s perspective on how each of us can help protect our planet. We talked with Susan Collins, President of the Container Recycling Institute.     Read More

Earth Day Charities: Top Local Green Nonprofit Of The Month (VOTE)

April 19th, 2013 - From protecting the Peruvian Amazon to advocating for local recycling programs, these nonprofits are fighting for our greatest resources.     Read More

Earth Day 2013

Note: CRI quotes the NAPCOR recycling rate of 29%, or subtract out contamination, and use 21% recycling.  (85% of PET containers are NOT landfilled, however, this DOES NOT appear on our website)
April 17, 2013 - As Earth Day approaches, there are easy ways for households to make simple changes to traditional springtime activities with the help of local groups dedicated to preserving our rivers and promoting wise water usage.     Read More