As you may know, plant-based food is inherently better for our environment.
Choosing a plant-based diet -- even just one day a week -- is one of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint.
Animal agriculture is responsible for 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, more than the combined exhaust from all transportation
2,500 gallons of water are needed to produce 1 pound of beef
Livestock operations on land have created more than 500 nitrogen flooded deadzones around the world in our oceans
We have always focused on making our business sustainable by:
- Composting our vegetable waste
- Recycling waste from our operation (this is rare for businesses in Dallas because we have to pay for private pick up)
- Using recycled paper products and environmentally friendly cleaning products in our kitchen.
- Being diligent about food waste
But what about our containers?
- The following items used in our kitchen and store are compostable:
- Smoothie Cups and STRAWS
- Sample Cups
- Salad (clear plastic) containers
- More than half of our meal containers
- The remainder of our containers are made from non-BPA recyclable plastic. Why not 100% compostable? We’ve researched and tested compostable containers since we started our business years ago, and the technology and selection has improved but they are still not available in all the sizes we need. We will continue on this path...