October 2012

  • Local Fast Food Restaurant Recycles Foam

    October 29, 2012

    This October in Jacksonville, Texas, local Dairy Queen restaurant owners, Gene and Donna Brumbelow, were reported pioneering foam recycling efforts by offering customers foam recycling services in store. Gene Brumbelow credits his wife for tackling the project and hoped their efforts will have a positive impact on the environment....read more

  • New Foam Cup Study

    October 15, 2012

    According to a new study conducted by a leading Dutch research institute, single-use cups, such as polystyrene foam cups, are generally less harmful to the environment than the re-usable cup alternatives. The study conducted by TNO (the Netherlands Organization of Applied Scientific Research) compared the environmental impact of single-use cups to that of re-usable cups....read more