The U.N. has declared plastic waste a planetary crisis. These companies are switching to more sustainable options for their food and beverage products.
Over 50 companies joined the Zero Waste Campaign and committed to transition at least one packaging material to a more sustainable option by the end of 2022.
This solution could decrease waste production by over 90 percent and environmental emissions and water consumption by over 66 percent.
Apeel’s plastic-free cucumbers are coming to Walmart to reduce plastic and food waste.
With 30 million tons of plastic thrown away annually in the U.S. alone, plastic waste can feel hopeless—but it’s easier than it seems to make an impactful change.
A significant amount of the plastic polluting our environment originates from packaging in the food industry. Now that society is demanding something be done about plastics, companies are rethinking how we can package food.