Many Coffee Shops Don’t Want to See Your Mug Just Yet

ecoRI News recently conducted a small unscientific survey of Rhode Island coffee shops to see where they stood on travel mugs. Most aren’t filling reusable mugs, at least not yet.

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Preventing Food from Being Wasted Builds Community

Forty percent of food grown and imported in the United States is wasted. Of that, nearly half is generated by consumer-facing businesses — supermarkets, restaurants, and dining halls. But local efforts are working to change the paradigm.

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Reusable Bags Sacrificed to Fight Coronavirus

As the stay-at-home order is lifted and Rhode Island businesses slowly reopen, many suspended bag bans and restrictions on reusable bags are still in place.

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