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Apr 08, 2014, 06:59 ET
Yuliya Radchenko and Walid Halabi of NYC, New York, with their children Zacharia, 7, and Khalid, 11, surrounded by a week's worth of their recyclables and landfill trash, in February. Recyclable items are on the left-hand side of the photo. Items destined for landfill are to the right. Their total household waste for this week was 21 lb. Fifty-two percent of it (10.9 lb) was landfill and forty-eight percent of it was recyclables (10.1 lb).  (PRNewsFoto/The GLAD Products Company)

Taking The Lid Off America's Trash Cans: GLAD Uncovers Country's Waste Habits With Photojournalist Peter Menzel

 On average, Americans send about half of their waste to landfill. Focused on spreading awareness about this eye-opening issue, The Glad...

Oct 16, 2013, 08:05 ET
Help Glad(R) Food Protection tackle the issue of food waste. Visit SaveItSunday.com to take the #SAVEITSUNDAY pledge and learn tips for prepping and protecting your food to keep it fresher, longer.  (PRNewsFoto/The GLAD Products Company)

Food Network Star Alex Guarnaschelli Joins Glad® to Tackle Food Waste in Homes Across America

Food waste is a global issue that affects the environment, economy and food security. This holds true right here in the US, where American families...

Mar 04, 2013, 09:03 ET

Glad Asks America To Help It Go 'One Bag'

 Party planning is all about the who, what, where, why and when. But now Glad is asking America to consider the sixth 'W' of party planning...

Nov 01, 2012, 15:28 ET
Cookies Are The Currency For Giving Back This Holiday Season.  (PRNewsFoto/The Glad Products Company)

Cookies Are The Currency For Giving Back This Holiday Season

This November and December, The Glad Products Company is encouraging consumers to bake a difference for Cookies for Kids' Cancer™, a...

Oct 09, 2012, 10:58 ET
The Wild Life.  (PRNewsFoto/The GLAD Products Company)

Tori Spelling Gets Wild as Host of OMG Extra

Wild and messy family antics are nothing new for Tori Spelling. And now the reality TV star and mother of four will tap her personal and...

Apr 17, 2012, 08:00 ET
Glad(R) ForceFlex(R) Black Bag has partnered with acclaimed artist Jason Mecier to create custom artwork from the remnants of wild moments of Hollywood stars.  (PRNewsFoto/The Glad Products Company)

Artist Helps Turn Celebrity Trash into Treasure for Good

 The Glad Products Company is turning "trashed items" into works of art. In this case, celebrity trash. The makers of Glad®...

Nov 14, 2011, 15:00 ET

Cookies are the New Currency to Help Spread Hope this Holiday Season

The hottest item to give and exchange this holiday season is cookies. That's because each cookie sent, sold or exchanged means more funds donated...

Oct 24, 2011, 09:00 ET

GLAD Helps College Football Programs Tackle Waste

The college football season brings with it more than gridiron glory and classic rivalries. The average football game produces 50 to 100 tons of...

Sep 27, 2011, 10:00 ET

GLAD Launches Innovative Glad To Go Containers with Dressing Cups that Snap Into Lid

Say goodbye to soggy lunchtime salads that have been ruined by adding dressing in the morning before work. The GLAD Products Company has developed...

Jul 18, 2011, 13:30 ET

Cookies for Kids' Cancer Supporters Unite to Make May 2011 the Organization's Biggest Fundraising Month on Record

Cookies for Kids' Cancer and The Glad Products Company announce today that May 2011 was the biggest month on record in the organization's nearly...

Nov 11, 2010, 10:52 ET

The Glad Products Company Offers Thousands of Free Trash Bags for Community Service Projects Nationwide

Whether it's a winter coat drive or park clean-up, Glad® wants to help Americans help their communities. As a resource to charitable...

Nov 01, 2010, 08:11 ET

Glad Products Company Helps Fight Pediatric Cancer With Cookies

This holiday season, three of America's favorite actors will put down their scripts and pick up a spatula for a good cause. TV and film star Joan...

Sep 09, 2010, 08:00 ET

Glad Products Company to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer With Cookies

September marks the return to school for most kids. But for those battling pediatric cancer, this month holds other, greater challenges and...

Apr 20, 2010, 08:00 ET

Community Service is a Family's Most Treasured Family Recipe

Participating in charitable service and volunteering locally not only can benefit and strengthen your community, it can also strengthen your family...

Nov 10, 2009, 08:00 ET

Help Change Lives With a Cookie

Baking homemade treats is a holiday tradition for many Americans, and this year you can let your goodies do more than satisfy someone's sweet...

Dec 20, 2007, 00:00 ET

Glad Steamy Chef 2008 Calendar Available for Free Download

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 GLAD(R) SimplyCooking(TM) Steamiest Chef calendar is now available for download at...

Aug 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

Five Hot Celebrity Chefs Vie for Title of America's Steamiest Chef

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The steam is rising this summer as The Glad Products Company is turning up the heat in the kitchen with...

Jul 19, 2007, 01:00 ET

Glad(R) Makes Serving Vegetables Easier With New SimplyCooking(TM) Microwave Steaming Bags

OAKLAND, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- People are not eating their vegetables and Glad wants to help. With 90 percent of Americans not eating...

Nov 21, 2006, 00:00 ET

Glad Partners With NYC's Sanitation to Keep City Clean This Holiday Season

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While visions of sugar plums may happen in our minds each holiday season, most Americans are more likely to...

Feb 24, 2006, 00:00 ET

The Makers of Glad(R) ForceFlex(R) Trash Bags and New Orleans Native and Football Star Eli Manning Tackled Trash Along Parade Route for a Cleaner, Safer Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Glad(R) ForceFlex(R), the official trash bag for New Orleans' Mardi Gras 2006, in partnership with New...