Tag Archives: Recyclable

California City Turns to Compostables to Fight Drought

California is in its fourth year of reduced rainfall, leading to one of its worst droughts in modern times. Cities throughout the state have been cutting back, and one town, Fort Bragg, located along the coast in northern California, has been some of them most drastic water conservation steps.

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Summer Fairgoers Enjoy Fried Foods and Generate Less Waste

Summer vacations are in full swing, as is the country’s great summer tradition of taking the family to county and state fairs. The fairs have fun for all ages: the rides, concerts, farm animals, fireworks and carnival games. And what may be the most bizarre tradition: Eating fattening unhealthy foods.

Forget the food booths selling hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries, and cotton candy. What’s really tempting fairgoers are unique high calorie, high fat items such as fried Twinkies, deep fried pickle dogs, golden fried peanut butter sandwiches, deep-fried nacho balls … hungry yet?

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Words Matter – Compostable vs. Biodegradable vs. Recyclable

As consumers become more aware of their role in sustainability, education is important so that consumers, restaurants and distributors promote the right products and the best behavior.

When it comes to the environment, world opinion always teeters between half-empty and half-full.  Businesses see the opportunity with the half-full crowd and are churning out mountains of what they claim are “eco-friendly” products.  

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