Just as it feels like winter will last forever, boom. Pitchers and catchers report for spring training this week. (The bulk of them today or tomorrow.)
Consumer products company SC Johnson wants to get off to a cleaner, greener start for major league baseball this year, teaming up with the Milwaukee Brewers to turn plastic cups used at Miller Park into bottles for its Scrubbing Bubbles-brand cleaning liquid.
The park uses an estimated 1.3 million plastic cups per year, according to SC Johnson, which is headquartered in nearby Racine, Wis. Scrubbing Bubbles already uses post-consumer recycled material. As part of the project, Scrubbing Bubbles packaging will be switched to PET from high density polyethylene.