One Cool Thing: Tailgating Goes Sustainable

Photo: Ball Corporation, via Bloomberg

With fall around the corner and campuses across the country bustling again, it is time for college football season and that means one fun thing — tailgates!  The plastic cup has long been a staple of pre-game parties and post-game celebrations, but Ball Corporation is hoping to change that and make all the fun much more sustainable.  Bloomberg reports that the company is testing a new recyclable aluminum cup, that will cost only a few pennies more per cup than its plastic competitor.  The “test” (no pun intended) will begin this week at one major university that has made a major commitment to reduce its plastic waste.  If anyone knows which university it is — please tweet that at us @ourdailyplanet!  We would love to give them a cheer!  Have a great weekend and good luck to your favorite team!

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