Why reusable food packaging has a promising future

Packaging is one of the largest causes of waste in the United States. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 29.7% of total waste could be attributed to containers and packaging in 2015, which weighed in at 77.9 million tons. While some may point the finger at plastics, Tim Debus, president and CEO of the Reusable … Read moreWhy reusable food packaging has a promising future

Plastic recycling: Why are 99.75% of coffee cups not recycled?

It’s gradually becoming common knowledge that it’s not as easy to recycle your takeaway coffee cup as people may have thought. It’s the mixture of paper and plastic in their inner lining – designed to make them both heat and leakproof – that causes difficulties. There are currently only a small number of specialist plants … Read morePlastic recycling: Why are 99.75% of coffee cups not recycled?

Starbucks is raising its traditional brewed coffee price

Drinking a daily cup of coffee just got slightly more expensive this week. Starbucks, the leading US coffee retailer, recently announced that it has raised the prices of its brewed coffee by 10 to 20 cents in its US stores. While the prices on other drinks is said to remain the same, this move is … Read moreStarbucks is raising its traditional brewed coffee price