The Benefits of Using 100% Compostable Cutlery Emerald’s Compostable Cutlery is made with PLA (polylactic acid), a plastic substitute made from fermented plant starch. PLA is an environmentally-friendly solution to traditional petroleum-based plastics. The average time for traditional plastic to completely breakdown is between 450 and 1,000 years! Emerald’s Compostable Cutlery will help to reduce […]

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Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. Played on a smaller court than other racket sports, with a ball that moves slower than a tennis ball, senior citizens, children in elementary school, and everyone in between can play pickleball. It’s a game for all ages! But it is also a sport all […]

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Do Millennials Fear Climate Change? The short answer is “Yes.” When it comes to the topic of climate change, a lot of pressure is now placed on Millennials. Environmental issues have earned mainstream attention while they were growing up, and their future is less certain than that of previous generations. A recent study by the […]

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Belmont Park and Emerald Brand are racing to save the environment during the Belmont Stakes! Belmont Stakes, the third and final leg of the Triple Crown, will be held in Belmont Park in Elmont, NY this weekend. With a record number of visitors expected – circa 100K – Belmont Park made the important decision to […]

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This World Oceans Day let’s take a second to talk trash. Our oceans are choking on it and the big offender is plastic. As well as the immense damage being inflicted upon marine life, it’s easy to lose sight of the connection between plastic pollution, our oceans, oxygen production and human health. Plankton, like trees, […]

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The UN Urges the world to ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ The United Nations has launched an unprecedented global campaign, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), with the aim of eradicating single-use plastics in a bid to save the world’s oceans from irreversible damage before it’s too late. There are currently 5.25 trillion pieces of […]

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If you can’t reuse it, refuse it!

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We’re so excited to announce that Five Star Food Service will distribute our products throughout their network of over 750 locations in. Five Star Food Service is a regional leader in micro-markets, full-service vending, coffee services, full-service dining, and catering. Corporations are adhering to stricter environmental and CSR guidelines due to increasing consumer demand for […]

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Facility  Managers We Salute You! Facility Managers deliver outstanding customer experiences and World FM Day is an important time to reflect on that. This year the theme is Enabling Positive Experiences.  FMs play such a vital role in every organization and we are proud to work directly with Facility Managers across multiple industries including, finance, […]

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A day of learning and growth for Port Washington’s Youth at the Climate Summit On Saturday April 28, we were thrilled to support the Port Washington Youth Climate Summit. The Summit brought 100 Port Washington students together from grades 8-12 to learn, discuss, engage and act to help solve climate change. Emerald Brand donated a […]

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