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Live Green with Bottle Bin

August 2, 2011 by  
Filed under Green Living, Web Exclusives

Beer BottlesForty per cent of recycled glass ends up in landfills because mixed or contaminated glass cannot be recycled. In order to decrease waste and protect our planet, it is crucial that 100 per cent of recycled glass is recycled properly. Bottle Bins is a simple yet innovative way to ensure that you are productively recycling. Each bin holds 18 standard spirit or wine bottles, or 48 beers bottles. The bin prevents bottles from breaking and the simple system allows you to sort your bottles by colour to ensure each item does not end up in a landfill. Made of 100 per cent recycled materials, Bottle Bin demonstrates how highly the Beer Store regards environmental initiatives. By making it so convenient, there is no reason to not partake in this green movement. If reducing your environmental footprint isn’t reason enough to recycle, the Beer Store financially compensates those who return bottles with a deposit fund. Read more

20th Anniversary Celebration of Feast of Fields

October 12, 2009 by  
Filed under People & Places

PP_Oct7Celebrating the best in produce and organic foods, the Feast of Fields Organization is dedicated to sustaining ecological agriculture for chefs and food professionals alike. Held at the Kortright Centre for Conservation on Sept. 13, 2009, healthy recipes and cooking tips were swapped between chefs and advocates of the organization that for two decades has supported this environmental initiative.

Left: Chef Brad Long. Right: Michael Smith, Dolce Publishing Inc.’s Fernando Zerillo and Angela Palmeri, and Michael Stadlander.