22 Mar '12, 9am

McDonald’s Considers Replacing Foam Cups With Paper

Calls for improved packaging are a familiar refrain for McDonald’s. In the 1980s, growing outcry about those bright polystyrene clamshell burger containers pushed McDonald’s into using paper instead. McDonald’s touts its reduce, reuse and recycle program, and now this is the opportunity for the burger giant to put its money where its mouth is. A change in business practices is important: litter from fast food companies is not only challenging municipalities with their waste diversion plans, but pollutes water supplies across the country, too.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/03/mcdonalds-coffee-recy...

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