23 May '11, 7am

Ever wanted to change how your products are packaged? One group is using social media to @AskForGlass:

Ever wanted to change how your products are packaged? One group is using social media to @AskForGlass:

Want your favorite products to be packaged in glass? Ask for Glass. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Ziko The Glass Packaging Institute wants to give you a way to ask for your favorite products to be packaged in glass. Enter the Ask for Glass campaign. Done mostly through social media channels like Facebook and Twitter , the Ask for Glass campaign is in response to a growing consumer demand for their favorite products to be packaged in glass, according to Lynn Bragg, president of GPI. Take, for example, the Heinz ketchup bottle . “Heinz is reintroducing the 14-ounce glass bottle into stores this summer,” Bragg says. “This was a push from consumers that requested that the iconic glass bottle come back.” This is the kind of story that GPI hopes to replicate with the campaign. “Glass packaging fits with a healthy and sustainable lifestyle,” Bragg says. “You can heat glass and nothin...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/05/23/want-glass-packaging-...

Tweets

What Women Really Want in Green Products

greenbiz.com 24 May '11, 5pm

For those who read the recent New York Times article about the fall in sales of green products , and in particular, green ...

Using Social Media to Organize Social Movements: A Look at Citizen

Using Social Media to Organize Social Movements...

triplepundit.com 24 May '11, 8am

Looking towards the future of civic engagement, it is clear that combining effective community organizing techniques with ...

Fact of the Day: Glass can be #recycled endlessly

Fact of the Day: Glass can be #recycled endlessly

earth911.com 24 May '11, 3pm

Glass is one of the few materials that can be recycled infinitely without losing strength, purity or quality. Glass bottle...

Student-Run Org Leverages The Power Of Social Media For Social Good

Student-Run Org Leverages The Power Of Social M...

care2.com 22 May '11, 12am

, a time when most teens focus on part-time jobs or spending time at the pool. But for one California high-school student,...

Don’t be a drip—brew your coffee sustainably:

Don’t be a drip—brew your coffee sustainably:

grist.org 23 May '11, 9am

I work in an office of serious coffee drinkers. We have a Keurig single-cup coffee brewer that everyone loves because it a...

Is Food Packaging Affecting Your Health?: Is Fo...

organicconsumers.org 22 May '11, 2am

Most of us are genuinely trying to do our best to be healthy -- we buy organic food, try to drink filtered water, include ...

Toxic Chemicals Found in Infant and Toddler Pro...

sustainablebusiness.com 20 May '11, 2pm

A new study of products designed for infants and toddlers found they contain multiple toxic chemical flame retardants. The...

Win-win situation: Using competition to change behavior:

Win-win situation: Using competition to change ...

grist.org 18 May '11, 4pm

Ready, set ... change! Photo: Jon Marshall A couple of weeks back, I went to a conference at the Garrison Institute, locat...

6 Animals With More Social Media Fans, Friends, and Followers Than You : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

6 Animals With More Social Media Fans, Friends,...

treehugger.com 18 May '11, 12pm

1. Olive the Oiled Otter: 1,559 Likes Screenshot: Facebook Olive the Oiled Otter may be only three years old, but she's al...

Using CO2 to Make Fuel: A Long Shot for Green Energy

Using CO2 to Make Fuel: A Long Shot for Green E...

e360.yale.edu 19 May '11, 12pm

Using CO2 to Make Fuel: A Long Shot for Green Energy What if the ever-increasing amounts of carbon dioxide that are heatin...