A beer crisis is brewing in Germany as bottle recycling slows amid heatwaves

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With summer still in full swing breweries around Germany have been scrambling to keep up with the demand of beer from their hot and thirsty customers. While the brewmasters have enough of the bubbly beverage to go around, the problem is they are running out of bottles and cans to distribute their goods.

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While there are approximately 4 billion beer bottles in circulation within Germany, the hot summer months leaves many… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Trump Tower river violations incur a swift lawsuit by Illinois attorney general

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has pledged to combat the infractions made by the Trump International Hotel & Tower to the Chicago River. The lawsuit was filed in the Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois this Tuesday against the construction conglomerate. The Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club and Friends of the Chicago River groups have also joined the counteraction n working with the attorney general’s office. The suit cites infringements made to the Chicago River under the EPA’s U.S. Clean… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building