23 Apr '11, 10am

4th Grader Asks KFC to Use Post-Consumer Recycled Paper

4th Grader Asks KFC to Use Post-Consumer Recycled Paper

KFC is just another fast food nightmare continuing to addict the kids and the poor to all the added chemicals and hormones. I would like to see a lot less plastic and Styrofoam wherever and whenever possible. Unfortunately oil based products account for 80-90% of all the products and packaging we use today. They're cheap and ubiquitously omnipresent What do we replace it with? At least let us reuse it wherever possible. I'll give you an example. I make my own cereals from products I buy at the local health food store. That means I have separate plastic bags for the different types of cereals and various berries and other ingredients. Every two weeks I take the same bags back with the original ties and reuse them. Another way is to build or find a company that has the technology to recycle all the various types of plastic products we use rather than tossing them into the la...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/environment/blog/4th-grader-a...

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Microsoft HQ Switches to 100% PCR Recycled Paper

Microsoft HQ Switches to 100% PCR Recycled Paper

triplepundit.com 20 Apr '11, 9am

yesterday that it will purchase only 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) paper for its offices in the greater Seattle metrop...

Pantene to Use Less Oil, More Sugarcane in Packaging

Pantene to Use Less Oil, More Sugarcane in Pack...

earth911.com 25 Apr '11, 9pm

This week Procter & Gamble will announce the release of a new sugarcane plastic packaging for Pantene’s Nature Fusion line...