Daily Archives: October 14, 2010

Presque Isle fireman pleads guilty in case of warehouse arson | Bangor Daily News

Presque Isle fireman pleads guilty in case of warehouse arson | Bangor Daily News.

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Concert series puts Bangor on the map, but will it stay? | Bangor Daily News

Concert series puts Bangor on the map, but will it stay? | Bangor Daily News.

Bangor passes medical marijuana ordinance, repeals moratorium | Bangor Daily News

Bangor passes medical marijuana ordinance, repeals moratorium | Bangor Daily News.

Stephen and Tabitha King fund classes for rock ’n’ roll wannabes in Brewer | Bangor Daily News

Stephen and Tabitha King fund classes for rock ’n’ roll wannabes in Brewer | Bangor Daily News.

Starbucks tests how coffee cups fare in NYC’s recycling stream | GreenBiz.com

[I like small coffeehouses over the chain places, but this story about Starbucks on GreenBiz.com is worth spreading around. Below are the first couple of paragraphs and a link to the rest of the story. – KM]

OAKLAND, CA — Starbucks is using New York City as a testing ground for recycling its ubiquitous coffee cups. If successful, it could mean the 3 billion cups it uses each year could go to recycling bins instead of landfills.

During a nine-week test, which started in mid-September and runs through November, 86 Starbucks locations in New York City will provide in-store recycling bins for cups and send them off to be recycled.

“We are testing the capability of the infrastructure to handle and accept our cups in the system,” said Jim Hanna, Starbucks’ director of environmental impact. Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) has a self-imposed goal to only provide reusable or recyclable cups by 2015.

Click to read the rest of the story by Jonathan Bardelline on GreenBiz.com