Words of Appreciation

“Our teams are pulling in the same direction! I really appreciate your team! I’m trying to keep a side record for special mentions when this subsides. Thank you, FBG Team!” Matt Corkery, Facilities, Alliant Energy, Cedar Rapids, IA “Our Day Porter, Trent McVey, at the Alliant Energy Headquarters, has been awesome! He was visible and did everything we asked. And […]

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Derecho Forms in Nebraska and Storms Iowa

When the Derecho, an inland hurricane with winds over 100 mph hit Cedar Rapids, Iowa in August, it left massive destruction in its wake including tangled power lines in the streets. The city was without power for days, leaving our utility customer, Alliant Energy, with a big job to do. And it was our job to help.  First on the […]

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FBG Supports Boys Town Hotline

As the Grammy’s spotlight was on rap artist Logic’s song named for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number, other suicide prevention centers, like the Boys Town Hotline, are reminding their communities that they’re here to help.  This is the third year that FBG has proudly sponsored Boys Town’s effort to save lives. President Terri Gogetap, above, as well as […]

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Grounds to Grow On

To avoid having any of our k-cups end up in the ocean, FBG recently began using the Grounds to Grow On recycling program. It offers us an easy way to collect brewed K-cups pods and turn them into recycled products and enriched soil.  The recovery bins are made from 70% recycled content and are 100% recycled after use. The bins […]

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Your Last Straw is the First Step

Since the 2017 launch of the Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP), 22 partner aquariums in 17 states –– located on the coasts and in the heartland –– have eliminated more than 5 million straws a year, stopped using plastic shopping bags, and have committed to significantly reduce or eliminate plastic beverage bottles by 2020.  Nearly 500 businesses—including United Airlines, the Chicago […]

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