Costco Updating Packaging to an Eco-Friendly Style

June 24th, 2010 · 13 Comments

We’ve all bought something, whether at Costco or another retailer, that came in one of those frustrating, plastic clamshell packages.  And probably more than one of us got a cut trying to break into the package and retrieve the item.  They’re annoying and dangerous, plus, all that plastic isn’t very good for the environment.  From […]

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Tags: Electronics · Household Items · In the News

Costco Named Sustainable Grocer of the Year

February 2nd, 2010 · 4 Comments

SustainableGrocer.com has announced that Costco has won their 2009 Sustainable Grocer of the Year award.  SustainableGrocer.com monitors sustainability practices within the food and grocery retail sector, and recognizes organizations which demonstrate responsible and verifiable steps towards more sustainable practices. Costco was chosen for this award by an anonymous  panel of experts in the following fields: food, agriculture, retail, […]

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Costco Teams with Gazelle for Electronics Recycling

July 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Costco has had an electronics recycling program for a couple of years now.  But previously, it had gotten pretty bad reviews with people complaining about the amount of trouble it took to actually recycle and the wee litle amount of cash they got for their items in the end.  So, the new and improved program […]

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