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Chicago Tribune
Column: Method soap’s Pullman factory can benefit S.C. Johnson – if cost cutting doesn’t get in the way 09/21/2017
An improbable ocean voyage to end plastic waste 07/22/2017
Chicago Tribune
McDonald’s brings foam cups back to Chicago despite shareholder pressure 07/05/2017
Recycling Today
Target says it will phase out polystyrene packaging 04/07/2017
Waste Dive
As You Sow calls out McDonald's, Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target for polystyrene use 02/07/2017
The Guardian
Shampoo bottle made from ocean plastics hailed as 'technical breakthrough' 01/25/2017
Plastics Today
Consumer goods giant Unilever and Ikea buy into green myth 01/24/2017
Digital Journal
What happened to Dunkin' Donuts' vow to get rid of Styrofoam cups? 09/26/2016
Activists call for Oreo, Chips Ahoy packaging to be recyclable 03/30/2016
The Power of a Shareholder Proxy 02/19/2016
Huffington Post
America Recycles Day Should Be Every Day 12/02/2015
Ethical Corporation
U.S. Recycling: Green targets - Taking Charge of Recycling 11/20/2015
Four Ways Starbucks Can Fix Its Cup Recycling Dilemma 11/09/2015
CBC News
Tim Hortons, Starbucks Recycling Claims May Be Garbage 10/30/2015
The Daily Meal
Starbucks and Tim Hortons in Canada May Not Actually Be Recycling Their Coffee Cups 09/25/2015
The Guardian
Coke, Walmart Kick Off $100m Recycling Fund 09/25/2015
The Guardian
The Future of Waste: Five Things to Look For By 2025 02/23/2015
The Motley Fool
Corporate Responsibility: Which 2 Fast-Food Chains Just Earned Top Environmental Marks? 02/15/2015
Sustainable Brands
Report Highlights CPG, Food Companies Leading and Lagging on Better Packaging 02/03/2015
11.4 Billion Reasons Food and Beverage Firms Should Recycle Packaging 02/02/2015
Environmental Leader
Major Brands Waste $11.4B per Year through Poor Packaging Policies 02/02/2015
International Business Times
Recycling And Waste-Reduction: US Food And Beverage Companies Come Up 'Significantly Short' 01/29/2015
The Guardian
What a Waste: Study Finds Big U.S. Brands Stuck on Disposable Packaging 01/29/2015
Food Industry Drags Its Heels On Recyclable And Compostable Packaging 01/29/2015
The Guardian
What Plastic Can Learn From Steel in a Circular Economy 01/29/2015
The Guardian
Why are major beverage companies refusing to use a 90% recycled can? 10/30/2014
The New York Times
Dividing and Conquering the Trash 10/25/2014
Sustainable Brands
Shareholders Representing $35B Press P&G for Recyclable Packaging 10/21/2014
Why the World's Biggest Companies are Investing in Recycling 08/18/2014
USA Today
Balancing Act for P&G: Going Green at Right Price 06/01/2014
Environmental Leader
Mondelez Asked to Ban Unrecyclable Packaging 05/23/2014
Star Tribune
Where Has All the Trash Gone? Minneapolis Eyes 'Zero Waste' 05/12/2014
Colgate-Palmolive Takes Firm Stance Toward All-Recyclable Packaging 04/28/2014
Motley Fool
Unearthing Value Instead of Burying Problems 04/26/2014
Greener Package
Colgate Commits to Significant Recyclable Packaging Policy 04/21/2014
Sustainable Brands
Colgate Commits to 100% Recyclable Packaging for Three of Four Product Categories by 2020 04/17/2014
McDonald's Will Ditch Polystyrene for Paper Coffee Cups 09/27/2013
McDonald’s Switching To Paper Cups For Hot Beverages At All Restaurants 09/26/2013
Sustainable Brands
McDonald’s Agrees to Phase Out Polystyrene Cups 09/25/2013
Sustainable Brands
Investors Ask General Mills to Step Up Packaging Responsibility 09/23/2013
The Boston Globe
Amid Criticism, Dunkin’ Moves to Replace Foam Cups 08/20/2013
Mother Nature Network
Dunkin' Donuts Paper Cups and Gluten-Free Donuts Coming Soon 06/21/2013
QSR Magazine
Dunkin' Donuts is Going Green 06/20/2013
Waste Management World
U.S. Packaging Recycling Would Benefit From Extended Producer Responsibility 06/04/2013
Good Magazine
You See Garbage, I See Value: Let’s Make Recycling a Business a No-Brainer 03/07/2013
USA Today
At Starbucks: Paper or Plastic? 01/03/2013
Solid Waste and Recycling
P&G Meets As You Sow 10/10/2012
Corporate Responsibility Magazine
Make It, Take It 10/01/2012
As You Sow: Promoting Recycling One Company at a Time 08/09/2012
Waste & Recycling News
Update: Study Shows Landfilled Resources Worth Billions 08/07/2012
Why is America Throwing Away $11.4 Billion a Year? 07/18/2012
Los Angeles Times
U.S. Wastes $11.4 Billion a Year By Throwing Away Recyclables 07/18/2012
Plastic News
Advocacy Group Says US Needs Mandated Producer Responsibility Program 07/18/2012
Los Angeles Times
Companies Are Removing Oil From Their Products to Cut Costs 05/29/2012
Environmental Protection
Shareholders Ask Kraft Foods to Increase Recycling 05/25/2012
Waste & Recycling News
Some Kraft Foods Shareholders Want Company to Increase Recycling 05/25/2012
The Seattle Times
Starbucks Downsizes Goal for Reusable Cups 04/14/2012
Daily Finance
McDonald's Coffe Cups Getting a Recyclable Makeover 03/27/2012
McDonald's Tests Out Ditching Polystyrene Cups in 2000 Stores 03/21/2012
McDonald's Testing Eco-Friendlier Coffee Cups 03/21/2012
Chicago Tribune
McDonald's Testing Paper Cups for Hot Drinks 03/21/2012
McDonald's Launches Pilot Program to Drop Polystyrene Coffee Cups 03/21/2012
Whole Foods Magazine
Beverage Industry Recycling Gets a Report Card for 2011 10/30/2011
Clear Channel’s ‘Green is Good’ Announces “Sustainability Superstar” Roster of Guests for Current Season 10/27/2011
Packaging World
Packaging World
Major Beverage Companies Open To EPR, Study Finds 09/01/2011
Corporate Recycling Report: How Do Your Companies Measure Up? 08/31/2011
Stamford Advocate
Nestle Waters Ranks Highest in Recycling Study 08/24/2011
Plastic Solutions from the Producers 08/23/2011
Major Beverage Companies Are Ready to Take Responsibility for Post-Consumer Packaging 08/22/2011
Waste & Recycling News
Pepsi, Coke Get B- for Recycling Initiatives 08/19/2011
Earth 911
Which Beverage Makers Support Recycling? 08/19/2011
Beverage Daily
Coca-Cola and Nestle Waters on Board for US Recycling Laws 08/18/2011
Coca-Cola, Nestle Finally Accept End-of-Life Product Stewardship 08/16/2011
Triple Pundit
Want Increased Recycling? Bottling Companies Pass the Buck to Government 08/16/2011
Smart Planet
Report: Beverage Makers Sip Sustainability Strategy 08/15/2011
Coca-Cola and Nestle Show Signs of Support for Improved Recycling Laws 08/12/2011
Sustainable Business
Coca-Cola, Nestle Finally Accept End-of-Life Product Stewardship 08/12/2011
How Wasteful Are Your Companies? 08/11/2011
Why Bottle Recycling in the U.S. Is Still Just a Drop in the Bucket 08/11/2011
Environmental Leader
Beverage Industry Leaders Get Recycling 'B-' 08/11/2011
Major Beverage Companies Willing to Take Responsibility for Post-Consumer Packaging, Study Finds 08/10/2011
Resource Recycling
As You Sow Pushes McDonald's, Target 07/07/2011
The Motley Fool
A Fizzy, Risky Stock Idea 06/06/2011
Utah Environment Law Review
Utah Environment Law Review
Moving Towards Sustainable Consumption in Electronics Design, Production, and Recycling 05/11/2011
Los Angeles Times
General Mills, Procter & Gamble Pressured to Trim Packaging 05/06/2011
The Motley Fool
This Common-Sense Change Makes Good Business Strategy 05/04/2011
Why We're Pushing P&G and General Mills to Cut Packaging Waste 05/03/2011
Smart Planet
Packaging Makeovers Pick Up Pace, Priority 05/03/2011
Food Production Daily
Major Packaged Goods Companies Urged to Reduce Post-Consumer Waste 05/02/2011
Shareholders Urge P&G, General Mills to Step Up Package Recycling 04/29/2011
As You Sow Leans on Beverage Recycling Giants to Improve Recycling 04/19/2011
Triple Pundit
Interview with Starbucks VP of Global Responsibility, Ben Packard 04/18/2011
Moxy Vote blog
Hot Ballots This Week 04/18/2011
Social Funds
Engagement Seeks to Increase Recycling of Consumer Products and Packaging 04/15/2011
Earth 911
Starbucks Cup Recycling: What's the Holdup? 04/05/2011
The Seattle Times
Not a Peet's Peep from Starbucks at Annual Meeting 03/23/2011
Starbucks: How I Voted 03/22/2011
Pressing Starbucks to Follow Through on Recycling Commitments 03/21/2011
Life in Small Bites Environment blog
Life in Small Bites Environment blog
PepsiCo Develops Recyclable, Plant-Based Bottle 03/19/2011
PepsiCo Unveils 100 Percent Bio-Based Plastic Bottle 03/16/2011
Smart Planet
New Battleground in Beverage Wars: Sustainable Packaging 03/15/2011
Packaging Digest
PepsiCo Develops 100 Percent Plant-Based, Renewably Sourced PET Bottle 03/15/2011
PepsiCo Announces a Bio-Based, 100% Recyclable Bottle 03/15/2011
Greener Packaging
PepsiCo to Launch 100% Plant-Based PET Bottle in 2012 03/15/2011
PepsiCo: World's First 100 Percent Plant-Based, Renewably Sourced PET Bottle 03/15/2011
Environmental Leader
Heinz Adopts Coca-Cola PlantBottles 02/24/2011
Fast Company
Starbucks' Cup Dilemma 10/20/2010
Seattle Times
Starbucks Plans To Turn Its Chicago Coffee Cups Into Napkins 06/28/2010
Daily Finance
Starbucks Is Trashing Its Green Image 04/22/2010
Pepsico Uncaps Bottle Recycling Plan, Starbucks Still Brewing 03/26/2010