This Birmingham business just invested $16 million to make recyclable takeout containers

There’s good news for green business here in Birmingham, as a local company moves away from Styrofoam food packaging to a more eco-friendly alternative.

A joint venture between a consumer-packaging company called Sonoco and a recycled-fiber packaging company called Cascades are putting big bucks into its Birmingham-based plant, and the new water-based product that they’re manufacturing means additional jobs, too. About 20, according the Birmingham Business Journal.

Image via cascades-sonoco.com

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UAB named as 2017 Green Ribbon School

UAB definitely knows a thing or two about environmental education and reducing environmental impact. That is why they were honored as one of three 2017 Green Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Thanks to the 20 Midtown Publix more “game changing” development on the way

Ward Neely, with SRS Real Estate Partners, has proclaimed Southside to be “arguably the hottest area of town,” and he is backing that statement up with a new development.

Neely, along with Dick Schmalz and Scott Bryant, plan to tear down the old High Point Lounge and renovate The Merienda Lounge next door.

The move coincides with their recent work involving 20 Midtown.

Photo by Wade Cline

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5 Bham Restaurants that do delivery

Thanks to Grubhub, some of your favorite restaurants are now only a click away from a fast delivery to your go-to spot. Whether you are relaxing at home or hanging out with friends, you can use their app or website to order a variety of Bham dining spots.

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