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Tag Archives: Recycling

• Good job! Miller-Coors Achieves Landfill-Free Status

Good job! Miller-Coors Achieves Landfill-Free Status

MillerCoors recently announced that its Golden Brewery in Colorado, the largest single-site brewery in the United States, is landfill-free. The Golden Brewery will be the fifth MillerCoors brewery to become zero waste, and the achievement is significant, as no other brewery in the country has reached landfill-free status. On average, the Golden Brewery eliminates 135 […]

• Unintended consequences. Counterfeit booze recycled to make electricity

Unintended consequences. Counterfeit booze recycled to make electricity

Counterfeit alcohol seized by Trading Standards from across Lincolnshire is being recycled to generate electricity, in a project thought to be the first of its kind in the country. 8 tonnes of illegal alcohol has been seized by Trading Standards since March 2011. The counterfeit booze is being sent to a recycling plant in Sheffield, […]

• New York-based Irish designer turns beer bottles into jeans

New York-based Irish designer turns beer bottles into jeans

An Irish entrepreneur living in New York has carved out a niche in the cut-throat fashion trade – making jeans from recycled beer bottles. Dubliner Peter Heron has launched ‘I Am Not A Virgin,’ his new clothing line made from part-recycled materials. The Journal.ie reports that Heron is utilising recycled brown beer bottles in his […]

• Can I recycle wine bottle closures?

Can I recycle wine bottle closures?

About 55 million cases of bottled wine are sold in California each year. Of those, about 70% are closed with cork stoppers, 16% with metal screw tops and 14% with plastic, according to Amorim, the Portuguese cork supplier that runs the cork-reclamation group ReCork. Most wine stoppers are wrapped in “foil” that covers the top […]

• Danish beer, Tuborg, recalled 500,000 bottles over glass fears

Danish beer, Tuborg, recalled 500,000 bottles over glass fears

The product is being recalled from shelves due to fears that half a million bottles could contain small pieces of glass. … The fault only affects bottles with best before dates of July 22nd, 23rd and 24th 2011.

• Rutherford Wine Co. Joins 100% Cork Campaign

Rutherford Wine Co. Joins 100% Cork Campaign

http://www.boozenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/ruth.jpgRutherford Wine Company, a leading purveyor of sustainably grown wines, today became the first winery to endorse a rapidly growing movement to educate wine drinkers about the societal, technical and environmental advantages of real cork wine stoppers, 100% Cork announced. The Napa Valley-based company crafts quality white and red varietal wines under the Rutherford Ranch, […]