Mayor says city should nip growing problem

February 6th, 2019 - WOBURN - Mayor Scott Galvin believes Beacon Hill lawmakers should expand the state's "bottle bill" regulations to include nips or single-serving alcohol containers. Read More

Haagen-Dazs and Tropicana Test Refillable Containers

January 29th, 2019 - Disposable food packaging has become a hot button issue lately, with plastic straws nabbing much of the attention. Full-service restaurants in California are no longer allowed to give customers single-use straws unless they ask for them specifically, and fast food giants like Shake Shake and Starbucks are promising to do away with them altogether. Read More

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



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