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

It's time for a Texas bottle bill

April 12th, 2013 - TX - The clear sky was the only thing pristine on a recent boat ride down Buffalo Bayou, where plastic bags sagged like cypress from tree limbs and shards of white Styrofoam crusted the contours of the brown-bodied water.     Read More

Vermont bottle bill draft report raises eyebrows, objections

April 11th, 2013 - VT - As the Vermont legislature considers an update to the state's 40-year-old bottle bill, the state's Agency of Natural Resources has issued a draft report comparing an expansion of Vermont's container deposit law to other waste and recycling management options.     Read More