A Kind Box subscription provides you with the most sustainable way to enjoy take out from some of your favorite Green Dining Alliance restaurants. You can enjoy good food knowing you’re not contributing to the waste stream. Kind Box is a free service for users. We take a $5 deposit each time you check out […]

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FDA: No evidence COVID-19 spreads through food, food packaging

Reusable to-go ware is safe from Covid. There’s no evidence that the coronavirus can spread through food or food packaging, U.S. health officials say. Of the more than 100 million cases of COVID-19 worldwide, there hasn’t been any epidemiological evidence of food or food packaging as the source of coronavirus transmission to humans — national […]

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Does COVID-19 mean single-use everything?

Early in the pandemic, public health experts worried that reusable items could spread the virus from one individual to another through contaminated surfaces — a fear the plastics industry seemed happy to encourage. Dozens of state and local governments suspended or delayed regulations that banned or disincentivized single-use plastics. Then, as food-service establishments began to reopen, many public […]

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Oregon Launches First Statewide Refillable Bottle System In U.S.

The next time you’re shopping for beer in Oregon, take a close look at the bottle. A select few will be thicker and heavier than usual with the word “refillable” stamped into the glass.

Thousands of refillable bottles from seven craft breweries are popping up on store shelves across Oregon as part of an effort to bring back a more sustainable way of drinking beer.

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