Category: Sustainability

Sweetgreen to phase out toxic PFAS in food packaging

Fast-casual chain Sweetgreen has announced it is phasing out per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in its bowls by the end of this year. The company is working with the packaging company Footprint on an alternative that it has already begun to roll out in some stores.

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Plastic Packaging: An Alphabet Soup of Chemicals

Everyone knows the five-second rule. Maybe if your house is especially clean — or if you’re especially brave — it’s the 10-second rule. Of course, we are talking about the amount of time food is allowed to have been in contact with the floor before it supposedly becomes too contaminated to eat.

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Introducing Footprint’s New Youth Reporter

When I get up every morning and head to work, one thing that is always top of mind for me is my four kids. Not only am I motivated to create products that will hopefully help make our oceans and our planet a cleaner place, but I love seeing the passion that they now share with me about why it’s so important to eliminate single-use plastics.

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