So much waste comes from single-use plastics. With the COVID-19 pandemic, waste from these products have reached new heights. Check out what this company has been doing to keep waste away from your food!
A Friendlier Company
This Guelph-based service, founded by chemical engineering graduates Kayli Dale and Jacquie Hutchings, sells reusable containers to restaurants for customers to rent with their orders for a small deposit. To keep the process streamlined, A Friendlier Company refunds deposits through their app, directly into the patron’s bank account. As of November 2020, A Friendlier Company has fulfilled nearly 100,000 waste-free meals.
A Friendlier Company is just one of many businesses that are tackling the problem of single-use plastics in the food and grocery industries. Tell us about zero-waste companies that you know of in the comments!