Eco-Friendly

Orbus Diverts 87% of Its Total Waste From Landfills in 2019
March 19, 2020 at 1:17 pm

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, Woodridge, Ill., reported that it has diverted 87 percent of its total waste from landfills by recycling aluminum, plastic, fabric and cardboard, cores and paper in 2019. Orbus has two full-time team members dedicated to labor associated with the recycling efforts and several dedicated to the management of the recycling…

Starbucks Is Quietly Testing a New, Greener Single-Use Coffee Cup
March 17, 2020 at 2:06 pm

Just shy of two years after it launched the NextGen Cup Challenge to develop a completely recyclable and compostable cup, Starbucks has announced that it’s testing new environmentally friendly cups in some locations, including New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver...

Alternative Apparel Says Goodbye to Virgin Poly
February 10, 2020 at 10:37 am

Alternative Apparel, Norcross, Ga., announced that it will replace all virgin polyester with 100 percent recycled polyester in manufacturing beginning this year. This pledge to the planet makes the eco-focused apparel brand first in the printwear market to take this step...

Hit Promotional Products Now Offers Carbon Neutral Shipments
January 31, 2020 at 10:11 am

Hit Promotional Products, Largo, Fla., announced the offering of carbon neutral shipments via UPS. In a continuing effort toward corporate sustainability, Hit is taking steps to reduce its environmental impact every day. It has taken a large stride toward this by collaborating with UPS, its primary logistics carrier, to offset carbon emissions on shipments leaving…

Check Out These 'Infinitely Recyclable' Aluminum Bud Light Cups for the Super Bowl
January 29, 2020 at 10:49 am

Centerplate, Ball Corporation and Bud Light announced an agreement to bring Ball's infinitely recyclable aluminum cups to guests at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Ball, a leader in sustainable aluminum beverage packaging, designed the lightweight aluminum cups in response to growing consumer preference for more sustainable…

All Visstun Paper Products Now Built With 35% Recycled Paper
January 27, 2020 at 9:24 am

In April 2019, Visstun, Las Vegas, announced its goal to make all paper products using 30 percent post-consumer recycled fiber by the end of the year. Not only did the company meet the 30 percent goal, it exceeded it. As of Dec. 17, 2019, all Visstun paper cups, containers and paper lids were made with…

Coca-Cola Says It Won't Shift Away from Plastic Bottles
January 23, 2020 at 2:02 pm

At a time where more and more people and businesses are looking at single-use plastics and saying, "You know what, maybe we should find more environmentally friendly options," Coca-Cola is looking at its plastic bottles and saying, "Nah. We're going to keep using these." Coca-Cola's head of sustainability Bea Perez said at the World Economic…