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Blog Salutes Green CPG Manufacturers

02/22/2010, an interactive nationwide Web site devoted to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience while making practical suggestions about green living, has published on its blog an article lauding some U.S. CPG companies that are making special efforts to go green.

The article, “Food Manufacturers that are Wasting Less,” pays tribute to such manufacturers as Mars, Frito-Lay, Kettle Foods and Nestlé Purina that have striven to offset their carbon footprints, among other sustainable practices

“Our blog at is designed to provide useful and practical information about green lifestyle choices,” noted John S. Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Fresno, Calif.-based Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the largest recycler of electronic waste in the world, and parent company of “Every trip [shoppers] take to the grocery store is no exception — and it goes beyond buying locally farmed produce, though that is important, too. After reading this article, I think our readers will have an easier time deciding which brands to select if it’s a choice between two, and one is actively making an environmental difference.” offers an archive of original news articles about green practices for businesses or individuals, recycling tips, educational information, and interviews. Content is updated on a daily basis. The site additionally provides a dedicated tool for U.S.-based visitors to find the recycling locations nearest to them, with every ZIP code in the country covered. Consumers can also contact 1-800-Recycling 24/7 via telephone.

ERI is licensed to de-manufacture and recycle televisions, computer monitors, computers, and other types of electronic equipment. The company processes over 140 million pounds of electronic waste annually at its six locations in California, Washington, Colorado, Indianapolis, Massachusetts and Texas.