Other Initiatives

Read about our other initiatives in Waste, including our Beverage Container Recycling initiative and our Pharmaceutical Waste initiative.

Initiatives within this Program

Beverage Container Recycling

As You Sow engaged beverage companies to set container recycling and recycled content goals and beverage and food retailers like to take responsibility for collection and recycling of beverage and food containers left in their restaurant and stores. Much of this work now takes place under the Consumer Packaging initiative. In …

Pharmaceutical Waste

Lack of free, convenient programs for proper disposal of unneeded or expired consumer prescription drugs and accessories contributes to water pollution, illicit drug use, drug addiction, and threats to sanitation workers. Consumers lacking drug disposal programs in their communities often flush old drugs down the drain or toilet, contributing to water …