Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Packaging for Restaurants

Say goodbye to flimsy plastic bags and Styrofoam food containers with these eco friendly restaurant packaging ideas.

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Did you know that containers and packaging make up more than 23% of all waste in American landfills? If you’re considering this impact, try switching up your fast food packaging with eco friendly or sustainable packaging.

Here are six of our favorite eco-friendly alternatives to traditional plastic packaging.

1. Soft Loop Handle Take-Out Bags

Traditional plastic bags are anything but durable, and often lead to spills. These Soft Loop Handle Take-Out Food Bags make a great alternative to plastic bags. The wide bottoms with cardboard inserts easily accommodate food containers and prevent unnecessary messes. While its strong, high-performance plastic is made with recycled materials.

 

2. Eco-Pak White Take-Out Boxes

With Eco-Pak White Take-Out Boxes, customers can depend on the top lock to prevent spills, as well as an interior coating that makes the containers grease-resistant. Fully recyclable and microwavable, these boxes are a worry-free staple for any food delivery operation.

 

3. Molded Fiber Clamshell Take-Out Containers

Molded Fiber Clamshell Take-Out Containers are fully biodegradable and compostable. They’re also durable enough to protect take-out orders at every stage of the delivery process. Use these containers to transport hot/cold food.

 

4. White/Kraft Versa Recycled Handle Bags

An eco-chic alternative to plastic bags, our Versa Recycled Handle Bags are made from recycled materials. These twisted-handled shoppers can also be customized with your restaurant’s name or logo to add a branded touch.

 

5. Bio-Plus® Earth Kraft Take-Out Boxes

If your restaurant is 100% committed to going green, try these Bio-Plus® Earth Kraft Take-Out Boxes. They are made from 100% recycled cardboard paper and endorsed by the Green Restaurant Association. Bio-Plus® boxes are also biodegradable and chlorine-free. Plus, they can easily hold any food item, whether hot or cold, greasy or crunchy.

 

6. Molded Biodegradable Fiber Plates

Our Molded Biodegradable Fiber Plates are a great alternative to styrofoam lunch trays. They are made from compressed sugarcane fiber, making them fully compostable.

If your restaurant hasn’t already started taking steps towards a greener business model, investing in eco-friendly packaging is a great way to start. With Paper Mart’s lowest price guarantee, you can keep your overhead costs under control — and prevent waste from getting out of hand.

5 Comments

  1. Zubin says:

    Thank you for sharing this great alternative to plastic packaging. It’s a great help!

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  2. james anderson says:

    Theer are many Common Eco-Friendly Alternatives for Plastic Packaging:
    1. Reusable Shopping Bags. Most supermarkets offer plastic bag alternatives today.
    2. Choose cardboard boxes over plastic bottles and bags.
    3. Switch from disposable diapers to cloth.
    4. Eco-Pak White Take-Out Boxes
    5. White/Kraft Versa Recycled Handle Bags

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  3. Sophia Emma says:

    Thanks for sharing such beautiful info.

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  4. Phyllis says:

    It says there should be a coupon code but I am not seeing it have ribbon in my cart n would love a % off Thanks

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