Hershey Achieves Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Status; Less Than Cost-Effective Single-Cup Coffee Brewers Recalled

• Three of Hershey’s Pennsylvania facilities have achieved Zero-Waste-to-Landfill status, which means the company has eliminated, recycled and converted all its waste to energy. [Environmental Leader]

• Before its up and running at full capacity, Atlantic City’s Revel casino and resort will operating in a “preview” mode for two months after opening its doors in April. [Daily News]

• Michelle Obama is bringing her focus on nutrition to troops, since “obese Americans in the military are a national security hazard,” as this article says. Ouch. [Reuters]

• The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is suing major beer makers and even local beer stores for allegedly contributing to chronic alcoholism within the tribe. [AP via HuffPo]

• RIP to the inventor of Atomic Fireballs and Lemonheads, Nello Ferrara; in addition to making our childhood sweet, the man was also evidently an “impulsive singer.” Aw. [USAT]

• Not only are single-cup brewers less than cost-effective, but if you own a Tassimo T-disc brewer, it’s being recalled for causing burns. [NYDN]

Hershey Achieves Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Status; Less Than Cost-Effective