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How Canada’s Top 5 Food Retailers Added More Plastic to the Blue Box

The Recycling Challenge You see them every time you visit the grocery store. Clear plastic containers are a food industry favourite, protecting and displaying supermarket staples like berries, eggs, tomatoes, salads, chickens and cookies. These clamshells, salad containers, blister packs and bakery and deli trays are known as thermoformed packaging—one of the fastest growing container … Continued

Canadian Family Business Closes the Loop on Sustainability

The Recycling Challenge Ice River Springs is a family business with a passion for sustainability and the vision of becoming North America’s leading environmental beverage company. Since opening its doors in 1995, this Ontario-based company has been determined to shrink its carbon footprint by reducing reliance on the resources needed to manufacture, package and transport … Continued