03 May '12, 4pm

[email protected] recently launched salad containers made from 95% post-consumer recycled materials

.@Subway recently launched salad containers made from 95% post-consumer recycled materials

Michael Fox, packaging technologist, and Elizabeth Stewart, marketing director for Subway restaurants, show off new recycled salad bowls. Photo: Subway Subway’s motto is “Eat Fresh,” but now you can keep green while you eat greens. The world’s largest fast food chain, which surpassed McDonald’s in number of total restaurants early last year, has announced that its salad containers will now be made from 95 percent post consumer recycled materials. The plastic mainly comes from recycled soda and water bottles. This move will keep 2.62 million pounds of plastic from entering landfills, representing a staggering 500,000 barrels of petroleum, Subway says in a statement . The restaurant chain is also looking to find new pieces of plastic in its everyday operations that can be switched to post consumer materials. Don’t Miss Out: Meet the New $5 Value Meal This is one of many meas...

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