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Sunny Salvation For Planet Earth

SunChips® brand believes that small steps can make a big difference. They have been taking small steps to help make their snacks in a better way. On Earth Day 2008, SunChips® and PepsiCo flipped the “on” switch at the first commercialized solar field in Modesto, CA, and began to save 1.7 million pounds of CO2 per year in the process. SunChips® has already eliminated five billion square inches of packaging. Their most recent small step is to pack some snacks in bags made of 33 percent renewable materials.

And now, an Earth Day preview. On Earth Day 2010, SunChips® will introduce the world’s first fully compostable chip bag of its kind.

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thetoneishopeful thetoneishopeful 6 years
I think it's great! I know it's a long time to wait...but not everything can be instantaneous. It's nice to think of the immediacy that the environment needs these changes to happen...but that doesn't always align with what is best for the company or the industry. Changes will come. We just have to embrace them and be patient. Let's be thankful that this is even happening!
whenturtlesfly whenturtlesfly 6 years
does anyone know the song that's played? thx!
jjschiffer jjschiffer 6 years
Everyone should do this, like, today. Not in 2010 as a marketing strategy!
BeJoyfulAlways BeJoyfulAlways 6 years
I love Sunchips! Yumm! And this makes me love them evenmore! What a fun way to support green efforts! Oh and Soljah09--- I think the point was that you can put the bag in with your compost. Not throw it away in a landfill :-)
BeJoyfulAlways BeJoyfulAlways 6 years
I love Sunchips! Yumm! And this makes me love them evenmore! What a fun way to support green efforts!Oh and Soljah09--- I think the point was that you can put the bag in with your compost. Not throw it away in a landfill :-)
emalove emalove 6 years
Mmmm...Sun Chips are yummy! And I love the idea too!
wanderlusting wanderlusting 6 years
That is awesome - love Sun Chips and love this idea - I agree though, we need this sooner! But this will totally encourage me to snack only on those, so tasty too!
Stoned Stoned 6 years
I have the munchies...
Stoned Stoned 6 years
I have the munchies...
BabyNorbert BabyNorbert 6 years
A bit random, but Earth day is my birthday! I love that fact!!!
MushyGirl101 MushyGirl101 6 years
great idea but we need it quicker lol
ReiLita ReiLita 6 years
Just another reason to enjoy SunChips :)
Blix Blix 6 years
My favorite snack! Harvest Chedder is so good!! Great company, great idea.
jlax jlax 6 years
What a cool idea. I love the song...
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