New York City has now joined Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. with the ban of polystyrene containers within city limits due to the largely negative environmental impacts and hazards it poses.
Earlier this month we officially implemented a Zero Waste Materials Management Program at the South Carolina facility. This waste management program is a result of our recent partnership with i2Recycle, a commercial recycled waste management and consulting company, whose mission is to guide communities and companies toward best waste management practices.
We are pleased to announce our participation in this year’s SOL Food Festival, Santa Barbara’s 5-year strong celebration of our Seasonal Organic Local food system.
We love nature. That includes animals, trees, and the beautiful natural wonders like waterfalls, lakes, rivers, streams, oceans and bays. One of our Be Green team members, Cory, made a trip to Yosemite, recently, one of the most beautiful parks in the world with some of the most well known waterfalls and the lack of water in the valley was disheartening.
Is meeting the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDAs) minimum food grade packaging requirements enough for today’s food service establishments? In many cases, complying with FDA requirements is enough to satisfy a baseline commitment to healthy packaging, but it may not quell the health concerns of consumers in the long run.
Three years ago, Be Green Packaging announced it was going to build the first plant fiber packaging manufacturing facility in the USA to environmentally sound, Cradle to Cradle standards.