Commentary Stories

Baby Steps

January 8, 2009
I never thought I’d find inspiration in America’s Funniest Home Videos, but I suppose stranger things have happened.
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Happy New Year!

January 5, 2009
Everyone at CI is excited about the possibilities that 2009 could offer. We’re looking forward to continuing to bring you the latest news and information to help you succeed.
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GLASS WORKS: Advances in Recycling

January 1, 2009
Glass containers are 100% recyclable, which is just one more reason why glass is a truly sustainable package. But getting a clean, abundant supply of recycled glass to “close the loop” and make new bottles and jars is a persistent challenge for the North American glass container industry.
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INSIDE CI: Crystal Ball, Please

January 1, 2009
The monthly roundup from Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.
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CI Wishes Everyone a Joyous Holiday Season

December 19, 2008
Our offices will be closed December 24 through January 4. Happy Holidays!
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Car Makers Extend Holiday Shut-Downs

December 18, 2008
As the White House continues to consider a bailout package for the struggling auto makers, dealers are complaining that the continuing credit crunch has reduced the number of sales they’re able to close by 20-25%.
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Shopping Torture

December 16, 2008
I went out to a large discount-type store for groceries and miscellaneous Christmas items last night after work. What I was thinking to venture out there-on a Monday, on the 15th of the Month, during Christmas season-is truly beyond me.
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ISM Releases Economic Forecast

December 11, 2008
The manufacturing sector overall is pessimistic about prospects in 2009, with revenues expected to decline in 12 of 18 industries.
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Job Losses Mount

December 9, 2008
November was truly a dismal month in terms of unemployment, with over half a million jobs lost. Unfortunately, the cuts are proceeding apace in December.
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Energy-Efficient Government

December 8, 2008
One aspect of Barack Obama’s plan to revitalize the economy will reportedly address the lack of energy efficiency in government and other public buildings.
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