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March 22, 2016

Source: Planet Experts

Compost Could Create Water Efficient Landscapes in California

February 10, 2016

Source: Planet Experts

Feeding the Circular Economy, One (Big) Apple at a Time

November 27, 2015

Source: Green Sports Blog

The Portage Cross Country Race Passes Its Green Test

September 1, 2015

Source: Global Green USA

RUNNING TOWARD RECYCLING: Largest Cross Country Meet in the U.S. Partners with Global Green USA to Pilot Paper Cup Recycling Initiative; Reduce CO2 Emissions

 

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Greener Package

 

June 1, 2015

Source: Wall Street Journal

New York City Will Expand Composting

April 28, 2015

Source: Global Green USA

Report Released: Food Scrap Recovery Pilot Results from Albany, CA

In coordination with waste haulers, city agencies, and property managers Global Green undertook in-depth study comparing diversion rates for buildings the property manager had met the basic requirements of the local organics recovery ordinance, and building where the tenants received kitchen pails (donated by Orbis Corporation) and compostable, water resistant paper bags (donated by Bag to Earth), as well as door-to-door, one-on-one outreach. Take a look at the Executive Summary here.

April 14, 2015

Source: Justmeans

Methane, Climate Change's Secret Agent

November 13, 2014

Source: Global Green USA

Global Green USA Launches Environmental Initiative at Multi-Family Buildings in Albany, California Aimed at Diverting More Food Scraps from Landfill

Collaborative Project with City of Albany, CA and Coalition Members Supports Implementation of Food Scrap Recovery Ordinances - Could Reduce Up to 43% of Current Landfilled Waste

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Waste 360

Waste Dive

July 9, 2014

Source: Global Green USA

Global Green Introduces Largest Compost Pilot for Los Angeles Apartments

 

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Waste 360

Enviromental Leader

LA Register

April 22,, 2014

Source: Global Green USA

VIDEO: Green Packaging in the Big Easy

 

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Greener Package

Packaging World

AquaCulture Directory

Perishable News

March 19, 2014

Source: Global Green USA

Greener Packaging for Boston: Global Green USA and NAFCO Successfully Test Recyclable Seafood Boxes

 

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FoodMate

RISI

Saving Seafood

SeafoodSource

Undercurrent News

World Fishing & Aquaculture

March 19, 2014

Source: Global Green USA

From the Field: Following our Pre-Oscar Party Food Scraps

March 3, 2014

Source: Global Green USA

A Zero Waste Pre-Oscar Party

February 14, 2014

Source: Global Green USA

Global Green Kicks Off Oscar Week with a Star Studded [and Zero Waste] Celebration

 

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Variety

Billboard

Vibe

Electronic Music Alliance

Music Times

Hollywood Greek Reporter

Bizbash

iHeart Radio

February 4, 2014

Source: Global Green USA

Wheeling in a New Compost in at our Holy Cross Project

December 20, 2013

Source: Global Green USA

NYC Passes Historic Food Waste Bill

July 23, 2013

Source: Global Green USA

Green Packaging in the Big Easy: Global Green USA's Coalition for Resource Recovery Tests Recyclable Seafood Boxes

 

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Ahead of the Curve

Environmental Leader

Environment Guru

Packaging Business Review

Packaging Digest

Packaging World

Undercurrent News

Waste360

WasteDive

 

April 25, 2013

Source: Mayor's Office, City of New York

Mayor Bloomberg Announces More than 100 Restaurants to Participate in the "Food Waste Challenge," a New City Program to Reduce Amount of Waste Sent to Landfills

March 4, 2013

Source: Global Green Blog

After the Storm: Dealing with Sandy Debris

Read Global Green's Testimony to NY City Council on Debris Cleanup Here

February 6, 2013

Source: China Daily

Growing Appetite to Cut Back on Food Wasteage

January 17, 2013

Source: Global Green USA

Video Released Documenting Results of Recyclable Box Pilots

Download the press release here

 

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The Packer

Packaging World

Greener Package

December 19, 2012

Source: Recycling Markets

CoRR Pilot Programs Presented to New Jersey Paper Recovery Alliance

Download the presentation here

December 18, 2012

Source: BioCycle

Commercial Food Waste Recovery in New York City

October 15, 2012

Source: TAPPI PEERS

Global Green and WMU Present on Repulpability and Recyclability Pilot Test Results

October 10, 2012

Source: Global Green Blog

In the Field: From Tugboat to Pizza Box

October 2, 2012

Source: Global Green Blog

CoRR Testifies before Washington, DC City City Council

August 28, 2012

Source: Yahoo Finance

Jamba Juice Enhances Eco-Sustainability Committment, Joins Global Green's Coalition for Resource Recovery

July 30, 2012

Source: Global Green Blog

Waste Management: Big Step for CA

June 11, 2012

Source: Global Green Blog

In the News: Who and How for NY Recycling

June 7, 2012

Source: Global Green Blog

Seeing Progress: Recyclable Boxes on the Street

May 15, 2012

Source: Recycling Today

CoRR 's Work on Foodservice Packaging Recovery Highlighted by Joe Burke of Action Environmental Group at Waste Expo

May 14, 2012

Source: NRA Daily

Eco-Friendly Packaging, Sustainability Practices Explored

April 19, 2012

Source: Global Green USA

Grocers, Farmers, Box-Makers and Global Green USA Partner to Develop and Pilot Recyclable Produce Boxes

 

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Packaging Digest

The Packer

The Register Pajaronian

The San Jose Mercury News

Santa Cruz Public Radio

Santa Cruz Sentinel

RISI

April 10, 2012

Source: NRDC's OnEarth Magazine

Global Green USA's Coffee Cup Recycling Work with Starbucks Highlighted in OnEarth Magazine

March 26, 2012

Source: Grist

Annie White Quoted in "Ask Umbra: Are Coffee Cups Recyclable?"

March 22, 2012

Source: The Chicago Tribune

McDonalds Testing Alternatives to Foam Coffee Cups

March 20, 2012

Source: Global Green Blog

Annie White Presents at the Wall Street Green Summit

March 6, 2012

Source: New York City Government

City of New York Releases RFP for Conversion Technologies to Pilot

March 6, 2012

Source: Global Green USA Blog

New Orleans Resource Recovery Conference Recap

January 23, 2012

Source: Global Green USA

Global Green Congratulates CoRR Member Interstate Container and Allen Harim Foods for Switching to Recyclable Poultry Packaging

 

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December 14, 2011

Source: Global Green USA

Lily Kelly, Global Green USA, presents CoRR's work at meeting hosted by the National Restaurant Association

 

Accompanying background document about Global Green, the Coalition for Resource Recovery, and its sub-projects

November 29, 2011

Source: The ReWall Company

ReWall announces product line of building materials made from recycled polyethylene-coated cartons, cups, and their components

November 21, 2011

Source: Greener Package

Video Details Pret A Manger Recycling Pilot

October 31, 2011

Source: Global Green USA

Expanded Interview with Annie White on Recycling in New York City, Based on Interview with New York Times

October 27, 2011

Source: Interstate Container

Interstate Container's Newest Plant, Focused Solely on Producing Greencoat products, Opens December 1st

October 23, 2011

Source: New York Times

CoRR's Quick Service Restaurant Recycling Pilot Featured in the New York Times

October 21, 2011

Source: Global Green USA Blog

From the Field: Digging Into NYC's Compost

September 29, 2011

Source: BioCycle

Food Waste Recovery in NYC

July 29, 2011

Source: Global Green USA Blog

Conference Report: Taking On the Trash

July 27, 2011

Source: Global Green USA Blog

From The Field: Follow That Box to the Salinas Valley

July 6, 2011

Source: Global Green USA

Global Green USA Seeks Quick Service Restaurants to Participate in a
New York City Recycling Pilot to Inform the Design of National
Recycling Solutions

 

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CNBC

Reuters

EON

Morningstar

Yahoo Finance News

Treehugger

Restaurant News Resource

iStock Analyst

MRO Magazine

Environmetal Expert

QSR Web

July 2, 2011

Source: Official Board Markets

Recycling Food Packaging Pilot Moves Forward

June 30, 2011

Global Green's Written Testimony on its Paper Foodservice Packaging Recycling Initiative and the Potential of Recyclable Coatings for the New York City Council's Solid Waste and Sanitation Committee's Packaging Reduction Oversight Hearing

June 29, 2011

Source: Global Green Blog

From the Field: Follow That Box to NJ

June 29, 2011

Source: Global Green Blog

Transforming Transfer Packaging

April 7, 2011

Source: Global Green Blog

Food Waste Recovery Is Blossoming this Spring in New York City

March 1, 2011

Source: Foodserice Equipment and Supplies

A Close Look at Pret A Manger's Consumer-Side Recycling

Jan. 31, 2011

Source: International Paper Press Release

International Paper Announces ClimaShield Poultry, a new Wax Alternative Product for the Poultry Industry

Jan. 15, 2011

Source: Official Board Markets

Restaurant Chain to Recycle Foodservice Packaging

Jan. 6, 2011

Source: Resource Recycling

NYC Restaurant Chain Looks to Recycle All of its Packaging

Jan. 6, 2011

Source: Resource Recycling

NYC Restaurant Chain Looks to Recycle All of its Packaging

Jan. 5, 2011

Source: Interpack Processes and Packaging

Pilot Program at NYC Restaurant Chain to Recycle Most Foodservice Packaging

Jan. 5, 2011

Source: Packaging World Magazine

Pilot Program at NYC Chain to Recycle Paper-Based Packaging

Jan. 4, 2011

Source: Bakers Journal

Pilot to Recycle Most Packaging from NYC Chain

Jan. 3, 2011

Source: Greener Package

Pilot Program at NYC Restaurant Chain to Recycle Most Foodservice Packaging

 

Dec. 3, 2010

Source: QSR Magazine

Giant Leap Forward for Starbucks and its 2015 Goal

Oct. 20, 2010

Source: Fast Company

The Starbucks Cup Dilemma

Sept. 27, 2010

Source: Waste & Recycling News

Action Carting, Starbucks Partner to Recycle Paper Cups

Sept. 27, 2010

Source: Waste & Recycling News

Changing an Industry

Sept. 23, 2010

Source: Waste & Recycling News

Greenopolis, PepsiCo Collect 4 Million Bottles, Cans

Sept. 14, 2010

Source: Waste & Recycling News

Action Carting, Starbucks Partner to Recycle Paper Cups

Sept. 13, 2010

Global Green USA Applauds Starbucks and Action Carting Inc. for 86-Store Paper Cup Recycling Pilot in New York City

May 12, 2010

Source: World Poultry

International Paper Celebrates 10 Years of Wax Free Packaging

April 2010

Source: Meat and Poultry Magazine

Outside-the-(Wax) Box Thinking 'White Meat Goes Green' with Mountaire Farms' New Packaging Initiative

January 27, 2010

Source: Global Green USA

New Recyclable Poultry Packaging Packs a Powerful Climate Punch; Saves Money & Resources

 

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Meat and Poultry Online

WorldPoultry.net

ThePoultrySite.com

EuroInvestor.co.uk

Waste and Recycling News

Forbes.com

The Meat Site

GreenerDesign.com

Food Ingredients First

Packaging Digest

QSR Magazine

Provisioner Online

Packaging World

Greener Package

Middle East Agrifood Publishers

WattAgNet.com

November 2009

Source: QSR Magazine

How Starbucks is Changing Packaging

September 22, 2009

Source: Global Green USA

Global Green USA Announces Conversion of Largest Poultry Plant in US to Recyclable and Compostable Boxes, Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 

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Provisioner Online

Waste and Recycling News

QSR Magazine

Greener Package

September 10, 2009

Source: Global Green USA

Global Green USA’s Coalition for Resource Recovery Launches Foodservice Recycling Pilot at Seven Starbucks Stores in Manhattan

 

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Earth911

Huffington Post

Greener Design

Waste Age

Recycling Today

Interpack Processes and Packaging

Waste News

UNEP

Greener Package

Paper Age

July 20, 2009

Source: Board Converting News

In NYC Experiment: Pratt Looks to Expand Feedstock for Mill

July 8, 2009

Source: Global Green USA

Major Food Chains and Packaging Companies Initiate Innovative Recycling Campaign in NYC — Starbucks Leads Coalition by Announcing a 15 Store Pilot Test in Manhattan

 

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WMU News

QSR Magazine

Packaging Digest

Greener Package

May 19, 2009

Letter to Governor Patterson in Support of 5 Cent Plastic Carryout Bag Fee

May 15, 2009

Source: GreenBiz.com

Starbucks' Cup Summit: Does the Cost of Recycling Runneth Over?

May 13, 2009

Source: Fast Company

How to Reduce Restaurant Waste and Cost by Over 50% and Power a City

April 23, 2009

Source: Greener Package

CoRR Website Outlines Programs, Progress

March 1, 2009

Source: Global Green USA

Largest Recyclable Wholesale Transfer Packaging Initiative in U.S. to Commence at World’s Largest Food Distribution Center — Interstate Container and Mountaire Pioneer Launch Test

 

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The Packer

GreenBiz

Earth911

Environmental Leader

QSR Magazine

Greener Package

Waste and Recycling News

March 3, 2009

Source: AttainableMeasurable.com

Global Green Meets at Cafe Notte

November 14, 2008

Source: CSR Newswire

Ted’s Montana Grill Tests New Liquid Extraction Technology