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[GreenYes] Re: [heur] [GreenYes] Re: MEDIA request - Status ofRefillable/ReturnableBeerBottles... soda too?



One brewery with a returnable bottle program in PA is Yuengling, the
oldest brewery in the US.

http://www.yuengling.com/
(website lacks info on the returnable bottle program...)


Mike Siminitus

On Apr 15, 8:01 pm, "Ann Dorfman" <dorfman...@no.address> wrote:
> I don't think this is what he has in mind, but TerraCyclehttp://www.terracycle.net/is refilling milk and soda bottles with
> fertilizer and other products. Why limit refilling containers to refilling
> with the same product....
>
> Ann Dorfman
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On Behalf
>
> Of Gary Liss
> Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 7:01 PM
> To: Pasterz Pete; GreenYes@no.address; Liss Gary; Ann Schneider;
> Sierra Club Zero Waste Forum
> Cc: ed.hopk...@no.address; robin.m...@no.address;
> Bill.Magav...@no.address; robbie....@no.address
> Subject: [GreenYes] Re: [heur] [GreenYes] Re: MEDIA request - Status
> ofRefillable/ReturnableBeerBottles... soda too?
>
> Yes, there's a re-emergence of small local/organic dairies using
> refillables.  That was my point.
>
> G
>
> Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pete Pasterz <PAPast...@no.address>
>
> Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 18:45:13
> To:"g...@no.address" <g...@no.address> , Ann Schneider
> <schneider...@no.address> , "GreenYes@no.address"
> <GreenYes@no.address> , Sierra Club Zero Waste Forum
> <CONS-EQST-WASTE-FO...@no.address>
> Cc:"ed.hopk...@no.address" <ed.hopk...@no.address> ,
> "robin.m...@no.address" <robin.m...@no.address> ,
> "Bill.Magav...@no.address" <Bill.Magav...@no.address> ,
> "robbie....@no.address" <robbie....@no.address>
> Subject: [GreenYes] RE: [heur] [GreenYes] Re: MEDIA request - Status of
> Refillable/ReturnableBeerBottles... soda too?
>
> Gary--
>
> I'm sure you did not imply that refillable milk containers were NEW....but
> maybe that there's a re-emergence of small local/organic dairies using them.
> Remember when in the early 90's when GE was trying to market LEXAN
> [polycarbonate = Bisphenol A] refillable milk bottles??
>
> Ann--
> CRI and GRRN have some links,http://www.container-recycling.org/glassfact/policies.htmbut most
> information is quite dated, as is the work by ILSR and Inform, Inc.
> Maybe contacting Brenda Platt at ILSR and Valerie Hoy at CRI directly would
> help...perhaps they have info on the current state of refillables which they
> have not published...
>
> Anyone--
>
> Why is it that Coke TV commercials ALWAYS show happy people drinking from
> refillable glass bottles????
>
> --Pete
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On Behalf
> Of Gary Liss
> Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 3:23 PM
> To: Ann Schneider; GreenYes@no.address; Sierra Club Zero Waste Forum
> Cc: ed.hopk...@no.address; robin.m...@no.address;
> Bill.Magav...@no.address; robbie....@no.address
> Subject: [heur] [GreenYes] Re: MEDIA request - Status of
> Refillable/ReturnableBeerBottles... soda too?
> Importance: Low
>
> Ann,
>
> Milk refillables are major new development too.  Strauss Dairy in Marin.
> County does that.
>
> Container Recycling in DC is best source for all things refillable (where
> Pat Franklin used to work).
>
> G
>
> Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ann Schneider <schneider...@no.address>
>
> Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 11:06:56
> To:CONS-EQST-WASTE-FO...@no.address,GreenYes@no.address
> Cc:ed.hopk...@no.address,robin.m...@no.address,
> Bill.Magav...@no.address,robbie....@no.address
> Subject: [GreenYes] MEDIA request - Status of Refillable/Returnable Beer
> Bottles... soda too?
>
> Hi ZWForum & GRRN:
>  
> Don Russell a reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News called me this
> morning looking for examples of refillable bottles programs and
> legislation.  If you have any information or good leads and can send to me
> or Pete Pasterz, that would be terrific.  I will forward to the reporter. 
> Sorry I didn't ask his permission to include his email so I deleted it from
> this email.
>  
> He is familiar with Canada's beer bottle refillables and Europes
> refillables, and mentioned in Norway even the caps are returned for
> reuse/recycling.  Nice to have a reporter who is so savy to EPR concepts.
>  
> Cool news is somehow he heard of the Club's Zero Waste: Cradle policy and
> that it includes refillables.  Yea, Bill Sheehan, Helen Speigelman and Robin
> Schneider!!!
>  
> Ann Schneider
> Chair, Zero Waste Committee
> Sierra Club
> Ann.Schnei...@no.address <mailto:Ann.Schnei...@no.address>
>  
>  
> ----- Forwarded Message -----
> From: "Joe Sixpack" <>
> To: <pete.past...@no.address <mailto:pete.past...@no.address> >
> Cc: <Ann.Schnei...@no.address <mailto:Ann.Schnei...@no.address> >
> Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 11:52:42 -0400
> Subject: Yo from Joe Sixpack
>  
>  
> Hi Pete -
>  
> Ann Schneider gave me your name. I write the beer column at the Philadelphia
> Daily News, and I'm working on a report about refillable bottles. I'm mainly
> interested in any initiatives or reports on U.S. refillable bottle programs.
> It seems almost non-existent. Are you aware of any breweries that have
> started refilling bottles? Any legislative actions to promote/mandate
> refilling?
>  
> I'm basically trying to get a handle on where refilling stands in the U.S.
>  
> Don Russell
> Phila. Daily News
>  
> Tel. 215-500-4627
>
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