| The biggest growth in bottled beverages isn't beer or soft drinks or juices; It's water. Bottled water is the single largest growth area among all beverages, that includes alcohol, juices and soft drinks. Per capita consumption has more than doubled over the last decade. While the recycling rate is extremely low, the demand from recyclers is actually quite high. |
These so called PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) containers (fizzy drink bottles, cordial bottles, cooking oil bottles), pile up as mountains of waste.
| With the world heading towards a greener future, eating local is one practice is receiving a big push. Taking this eating local culture to a completely new level altogether is a team from the NSA Ames campus. This team of business professionals envisioned a do-it-yourself grocery store concept that grows the fruits and veggies on site. |
| With the recession still in effect, finding simple ways to give back to one’s community can look like quite a conundrum. Fortunately, the marriage between capitalism and activism is an evolving mindset among a growing number of entrepreneurs around the world. |
| Large businesses have extensive marketing tools at their disposal. One used extensively is the rewards card. They offer user-friendly incentives while precisely tracking buying habits. But because of the high technology costs associated with them, the benefits of the electronic rewards card hasn't yet infiltrated small business. |