Emerald honored its annual Emerald Award for Sustainability winners in packaging, facilities, hospitality, pantry, and food service. The 2015 award winners include: Wrap & Send– Emerald Award for Sustainability in Packaging Southern Wine & Spirits– Emerald Award for Sustainability in Facilities The Garden City Hotel– Emerald Award for Sustainability in Hospitality Ogilvy CommonHealth– Emerald Award […]

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What Is Deforestation? Deforestation is the clearing of Earth’s forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of land. Forests cover about 30% of the world’s land area, but many are cut down for various reasons including paper production. At the current rate of deforestation, the world’s natural rain forests could […]

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Working here at Emerald Brand, and trying to keep up with all the things my geeky green colleagues are doing to make this world a safer place, well, it just makes me think about things I remember seeing as a child that I don’t see anymore. Take for instance, the frog or the toad, never […]

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Growing up in the 70’s was definitely a lot of fun. We lived in a Bronx neighborhood where we did not need much to have fun and enjoy life. All of my activities revolved around the schoolyard where my friends and I played basketball, stickball, softball, handball and roller hockey. I had hundreds of friends […]

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Dear Corporate Decision Makers of the World, Our founder and my father, Ralph Bianculli, started Emerald Brand 20 years ago with a mission to streamline sustainability and make it achievable for all businesses and consumers. Over the past 20 years we have built one of the largest environmental disposable brands in the world. We utilize […]

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Climate change is the alteration in climate patterns largely due to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels. We often hear about climate change, but we do not often think about the effects it has on our children. As a mom, I often wonder why my son was […]

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It all started a few years ago when my numerous steak dinners came to a sad end. I remember running into the doctor’s office with stabbing stomach pain and swelling followed after a meal I ate hours prior. That night, I was diagnosed with a peptic ulcer. It is contracted from many factors such as […]

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Solar Energy is currently one of the leading forms of alternative energy. Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaic cells, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis. Solar energy is most commonly harnessed through solar panels on […]

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When I was growing up, I always thought my family’s traditions were the same as everyone else’s. However, as I got older I came to the realization that my family’s traditions and ways of life were different from other people’s families. I am very fortunate to have parents who were born and raised in Italy. […]

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Growing up in Long Island, New York I never thought twice about routine tasks like going to the grocery store. I assumed everyone around the world bought their groceries the way my family and I did. We would go to a big-name brand supermarket (Walbaums, King Kullen, Pathmark, etc.) and buy enough food to last […]

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