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“Recycling just got saucy.” Taco Bell has announced that it’s teaming up with recycling firm TerraCycle to keep its iconic sauce packets out of landfills. The company says that more than 8 billion of their spicy sauce packets end up in landfills each year, but with this new partnership, those friendly packets can become something new.
Through the program, customers who pick up in stores or order to-go can collect their used packets and ship them to TerraCycle for free. There, the recycling firm will melt down the plastic pouches and turn them into plastic that can be used again. TerraCycle has also worked with iconic toy company Mattel to bring new life to old plastic. Now, late-night snackers and Taco Bell lovers can do the same.
By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer Those three arrows in a triangle are an easy shorthand for recyclables, but there’s one problem: just because the symbol is printed on a product, doesn’t necessarily mean the item is recyclable. It simply informs consumers of the type of plastic used based on the number within the arrows. […]
Sky Sports, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, the Premier League, and COP26 have teamed up to put on the world’s first major net-zero football game (or Soccer game as it’s called in the US). #GameZero, featuring Tottenham vs. Chelsea, will be a showcase of how fans, teams, and broadcasters can move toward a net-zero future. The […]
Despite a devastating economic crisis gripping the country, one community in Lebanon has managed to thrive thanks to some innovative and old-school techniques. The Bader Hassoun Eco-village, founded by none other than Bader Hassoun in 2016, is powered by a combination of solar power, wood burning, and gas and supports dozens of local families. Workers at the village produce handmade soaps and shampoos […]
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