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O-I Fire and Sand - How Glass Is Made

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Glass packaging is made of three natural ingredients: silica sand, soda ash and limestone. The materials are mixed with recycled glass--called cullet. Cullet is the main ingredient in O-I's glass bottles and containers. Globally, our glass containers contain an average of 38 percent recycled glass. Globally, we've manufactured glass with as much as 100 percent recycled content. Together, these four ingredients: sand, soda ash, limestone, and recycled glass-make up the sustainable glass package for your favorite foods and beverages. 

Oregon Craft Brewery Loves Refillable Glass Beer Bottles


If you love beer, you probably think a lot about which beer to buy based on flavor profile. You might not put a ton of thought into the package that protects the beer. A passionate new video about refillable glass beer bottles from an Oregon craft brewery is full of reasons to do just that.

Ørsted Commences Construction of Largest Onshore Project to Date

Ørsted announces final investment decision on the combined wind and solar PV project Helena Energy Center in South Texas and integrates the US trading team into the Onshore business.
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Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore project to date, the 518 MW hybrid wind and solar PV project, Helena Energy Center, with an expected operational date in the first half of 2022.

The project expands Ørsted's onshore portfolio to Bee County, South Texas. The hybrid nature of the project allows Ørsted to maximise the use of the excellent location, in a highly liquid market, on a primary transmission import path into the San Antonio load centre and in an area characterised by strong coastal winds and sunshine.

CARNATION® Dairy Processing Facility Becomes First in the U.S. to Achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification

Facility redistributes more than 70 million gallons of water per year - returning more to the community than it uses to produce beloved evaporated milk brand
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MODESTO, Calif., March 31, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé USA today announced that its Carnation facility in Modesto, California is the first dairy processing facility in the U.S. to earn certification under the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) standard. The Carnation facility uses a “water positive” process to make evaporated milk, meaning the facility redistributes more water for farmers to use than it uses for production and cleaning.

Alcohol's Effects on the Heart

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February is American Heart Month, an important time to learn about how heart health is impacted by alcohol consumption. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, and excessive drinking can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure. Learn more about alcohol’s effects on the heart via American Heart Association:

Video - Meet the World's First Certified Carbon Neutral Beer

New Belgium Brewing Fat Tire launches "Is My Beer Sustainable" campaign
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, certifier of New Belgium Brewing’s iconic Fat Tire Amber Ale as America’s first nationally distributed carbon neutral beer, announced its support of Fat Tire’s new campaign to build awareness of carbon neutrality in the beer industry. Launched over the past weekend when football fans around the globe celebrated the final game of the U.S.

From Domestic Hedonism To Mindful Moderation, the Bacardi Survey Reveals Spirits Trends Sparked by Cultural Shifts Last Year

The latest trends report by Bacardi reveals why we’re craving spice and bitters, which cocktails recipes are on the rise, and how we’re imbibing more mindfully in 2021.
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bacardi Limited, the world's largest privately-held spirits company, has its eye on the future. It just released the Bacardi Cocktail Trends Report, the company's second annual edition, revealing how recent cultural shifts have re-shaped the beverage industry.

Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment and Support Options

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According to JAMA Network Open, drinking has increased by 14% in the US since the pandemic hit If you are concerned about your use of alcohol, participating in dry January may not be enough. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) can help you find support and resources that may help you.

Here's What Happens To Your Body After Just One Week Of Dry January

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Physical dependence is part of alcohol use disorder. If you experience withdrawal symptoms during Dry January, consider discussing your concerns about alcohol use with a healthcare professional.

Read more in this article from Bustle

Alcohol & Your Immune System

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During the pandemic, it is important to try to stay as healthy as possible. Here are some reasons why you may want to take a closer look at your drinking habits during Dry January and beyond.


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