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Restaurant eating during the pandemic is upending the movement to eliminate single-use plastic

1 Jun 2020

There’s been a huge increase in takeout. And the CDC is recommending that everything in a restaurant be disposable—even the menus. How will that affect how much waste we generate?

With restaurants closed for in-person dining, food delivery—and the waste associated with those take-out orders—has skyrocketed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. But even when we can eat out again, single-use plastics will still be prevalent, posing a huge threat to the environment as we revert to a world full of disposables.


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