North Bay Business Journal

December 15, 2020Press

Empty isn’t necessarily the end for a beer bottle: Sonoma County’s Conscious Container launches pilot effort to collect, clean, reuse. One-time use bottles of beer, wine and soda could be eliminated if Caren McNamara has her way. Companies stopped reusing bottles on a large scale basis in the United States in the mid-1900s when consumer… Read More

WASTE 360

December 4, 2020Press

https://www.waste360.com/recycling/conscious-container-start-and-anheuser-busch-invite-north-bay-refill-my-beer

PILOT PROJECT BRINGS BACK GLASS BOTTLE REFILLS IN SONOMA AND MARIN COUNTIES – Zero Waste

November 24, 2020Press

This holiday season Sonoma and Marin County retailers and beer lovers will have an opportunity to participate in an ambitious project to help bring a refillable glass marketplace back to the US. The pilot, “Refill My Beer” (www.refill-my-beer.com), is a joint project between Northern California start-up Conscious Container, Anheuser-Busch, and Santa Rosa-based Eagle Distributing. Full… Read More

CONSCIOUS CONTAINER START-UP AND ANHEUSER-BUSCH INVITE THE NORTH BAY TO “REFILL MY BEER”

November 23, 2020Press

Pilot program washes and refills Michelob ULTRA® Pure Gold and Elysian Space Dust IPA bottles Nov. 23, 2020 (SONOMA COUNTY, Calif.) – In partnership with Anheuser-Busch, refillable glass bottle marketplace start-up Conscious Container announces the November 23 launch of “Refill My Beer” (https://www.refill-my-beer.com). The ambitious 3-month pilot plans to distribute and collect 16,000 specially labeled… Read More

SPIRITED

November 20, 2020Press

http://www.spiritedbiz.com/conscious-container-start-up-and-anheuser-busch-invite-the-north-bay-to-refill-my-beer/

Conscious Container Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation CE 100

April 28, 2020Blog, Press

Conscious Container is honored and excited to be invited to join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100) Network starting April 28, 2020.  The CE100 Network invites companies and innovators from around the globe to gather in a pre-competitive space to create business solutions designed to accelerate our transition to a circular economy. The… Read More

Nevada Recycles Spotlights Conscious Container

August 14, 2019Press

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s “Nevada Recycles” team took time to interview Conscious Container about our refillable glass bottle program in Northern Nevada and North Tahoe. Working closely with Great Basin Brewing, Conscious Container‘s refillable glass bottle program brings a unique single-use packaging waste source reduction solution to the Battle Born State of Nevada. Read… Read More

EARTH-FRIENDLY BOTTLING

August 1, 2019Press

EDIBLE TAHOE-RENO Growing up in a largely waste-free house, Caren McNamara’s upbringing and entrepreneurial spirit drove her to form a business that would have a positive impact on the planet. An awareness that people in nearly every other continent reuse their glass bottles inspired her to investigate the concept in the U.S. A year’s worth… Read More

Conscious Container Strives For Sustainable Bottling

July 19, 2019Press

THIS IS RENO. Caren McNamara gestures to tall stacks of pallets filled with boxed and shrink-wrapped used brown beer bottles as evidence that the business concept driving her startup company, Conscious Container, makes sense. Now the company is preparing to take some big steps to bring the concept into a full-scale reality. Read the full… Read More