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  • Success Stories   

    StopWaste commissioned this independent field test to determine the feasibility of using reusable plastic containers for shipping and displaying produce in grocery stores. The case study presents lessons learned during the 19-week test conducted at two Andronico's supermarkets and two Food Maxx wholesale grocery outlets.

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  • Reports   

    StopWaste commissioned this independent field test to determine the feasibility of using reusable plastic containers for shipping and displaying produce in grocery stores. A case study about the field test is also available.

  • Reusable Packaging Case Study: Tesla Motors & Veritable Vegetable

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    Tesla Motors, Inc. (Fremont, CA) has replaced cardboard boxes with reusable racks to transport windshields for the Model S sedan. Veritable Vegetable (San Francisco, CA) has switched from disposable plastic stretch wrap to reusable pallet wrap. Each dealing with unique transport packaging challenges, these leading companies show how Reusables have streamlined operations, lowered cost and improved environmental performance.

  • Peerless Coffee on the Stopwaste Partnership

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    StopWaste teams up with Peerless Coffee to reduce waste and save Peerless over $110,000 a year. StopWaste's free technical assistance and grant funding helped the company implement several waste reduction projects.

  • Intro to Reusable Packaging

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    Learn how reusables can help your organization reduce solid waste and GHG emissions, while reducing disposal costs and improving worker safety.

  • Brochures   

    Reusables 101 outlines the basics of reusable transport packaging: what it is, how it works, and why the switch makes sense for many businesses.

  • Success Stories   

    ANG used a StopWaste grant to purchase reusable plastic pallets that prevent 37 tons of waste and save $46,000 a year. 

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  • Success Stories   

    Tesla Motors designs and manufactures electric vehicles. At their plant in Fremont they build the Model S, an all electric sedan that seats up to 7 people and was Motor Trend’s 2013 Car of the Year. The car company worked closely with StopWaste’s Use Reusables program to switch to reusable windshield racks, a project that eliminates about 100 tons of cardboard waste a year.

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  • Success Stories   

    VF Outdoor, a division of VF Corp. that focuses on outdoor and athletic apparel, recently moved three of its leading brands, JanSport, lucy and The North Face, to a new headquarters in Alameda.  While moving more than 470 employees, the company avoided using an estimated 11,000 cardboard boxes needed for the move by renting reusable moving crates instead.

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  • Award   

    Fremont-based global IT company SYNNEX is one of 11 winners of the 2011 StopWaste Business Efficiency Awards, presented in a ceremony at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center on October 28.

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