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Thursday, July 19th, 2012


Corporate Green Restructuring

Two recent announcements from mega corporations touting their own green practices are a mixed blessing. Starbucks has announced that its paper coffee cups in Canada will now contain 10% recycled material. Surprisingly, this is the first recycled paper product in the industry that contacts the food directly, and it took 8 years to engineer. Walmart has announced a plan to reduce packaging by 5% over 5 years on the products it sells from suppliers. The stated purpose of this change is to reduce the amount of waste that goes intoRead More