Articles Tagged with ''recycling''

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Absolut vodka partners with Lady Gaga, Mountain Dew takes fans behind the scenes of new X-Men movie
June 16, 2014

Honest Tea, an independent operating unit of The Coca-Cola Co., reported that it recycled 108,704 containers at its Great Recycle events, which took place throughout the country during Earth Month in April.


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“Good Spirited” recycling efforts priority for Bacardi

Puerto Rican rum distillery recycles 4 million pounds of material a year
May 6, 2014

Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Ltd. understands how crucial recycling is on the island home of the world’s largest rum distillery, which is based in Catano, Puerto Rico. Every year the Bacardi rum facility recycles more than 4 million pounds of material.


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American Beverage Association celebrates Earth Day

Association highlights environmental initiatives of non-alcohol beverage industry
April 22, 2014

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the American Beverage Association (ABA), Washington, D.C., highlighted the environmental initiatives of the U.S. non-alcohol beverage industry that it supports.


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Americans expect food, beverage brands to play a role in recycling

Consumers look to product’s packaging first to learn whether it is recyclable
October 30, 2013

The majority of consumers believe that product companies and their brands play a crucial role in recycling, according to a new poll conducted by New York-based Research Data + Insights (RDI) on behalf of the Carton Council of North America (CCNA), Vernon Hills, Ill. The consulting firm surveyed 1,000 adults from across the United States, and 86 percent of them responded that they expect food and beverage brands to actively help increase the recycling of their packages.


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Carton recycling available to 45 percent of US households, Carton Council reports

Forty-five states now can recycle cartons
September 24, 2013

Forty-five percent of U.S. households now can recycle cartons through their curbside recycling programs and other recycling venues, the Carton Council of North America reports. This opportunity is due to a voluntary collaboration between private and public sectors that includes industry recycling facilities and local governments, the Vernon Hills, Ill.-based organization says.


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Earth Day is every day for brand owners

April 15, 2013

Although I am no longer covering local Earth Day events, connecting with brand owners, suppliers and everything in between has shown me that environmental emphasis still is a part of my journalistic career.


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Access to carton recycling increases 128 percent

December 18, 2012

According to the Carton Council, Vernon Hills, Ill., the number of households that have the ability to recycle cartons has increased 128 percent in three years.


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Eco-friendly, durable labels remain popular

November 15, 2012

 For beverage labels, the retail shelf might feel like being in the hot seat on an episode of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire.”  


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Recycling initiatives educate consumers and promote sustainability

October 16, 2012

Although the concept of recycling might seem simple, with kids in elementary school classrooms being taught the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling, the execution of the concept can be a little bit more confusing. 


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The Glass Packaging Institute reminds consumers about the importance of recycling

September 18, 2012

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), Alexandria, Va., is celebrating Recycle Glass Week from Sept. 17 to 21 and is reminding consumers about the importance of recycling glass containers, not just for a day or a week, but as a way of life.


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Wine Riot - Chicago

Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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Cleaning-in-Place: Dairy, Food and Beverage Operations, 3rd Edition

This book addresses the principles of cleaning operations, water supply issues and the science of detergents and disinfectants.

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