Fast food chains testing reusable packaging to cut down on waste

Good News Notes: “Burger King is the latest of fast-food chain experimenting with reusable packaging for sandwiches, soft drinks, and coffee to cut down on waste winding up in landfills. The creator of The Whopper is among a growing list of food service chains partnering with TerraCycle’s zero-waste delivery platform, known as Loop. ‘[W]e’re investing…

Zero-Waste Groceries During Coronavirus Quarantines

Good News Notes: “Over the past three months of coronavirus lockdowns in the U.S., zero wasters have understandably had to change their grocery shopping habits. But now that quarantining has become a way of life, and cities are slowly lifting lockdown orders, it could be a good time — for those who are able — to…

Meet the guy who is solving our massive recycling crisis | TheHill

Good News Notes: “Tom Szaky fell in love with tackling big problems while he was still in college: He founded his first company as a freshman at Princeton. Then he dropped out his sophomore year. ‘The irony in this country is if you leave one of those places, your credibility actually goes up,’ says the 38-year-old CEO…

Glad Introduces Recyclable Food Bags Through TerraCycle’s Loop Program

Good News Notes: “The Clorox Company’s Glad business recently announced that it has introduced recyclable food bags as part of its integration with TerraCycle’s Loop pilot program in the US. Through this program, consumers will be able to order the products online and then receive and recycle their favorite food bags through a reusable steel container and…