TITLE

RECYCLING PROGRAM OFFSETS RISING FOOD COSTS

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Brand Packaging;Aug2008, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p04
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that brands like Kraft, Evian and Stonyfield Farm and retailers such as CVS and Petco sign on with RecycleBank LLC's recycling program that offsets increasing food costs in the U.S. RecycleBank LLC is a recycling facilitator that awards points to households, based on the weight of their recyclables, and the points are converted to groceries. Recycling rates in one of the first Philadelphia neighborhoods, which RecycleBank LLC served increased to 90 percent.
ACCESSION #
33719001

 

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