Tag: Burger King

3D printed bio-leather, bio-orthotics, hummus in space and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 14th

3D printed bio-leather, bio-orthotics, hummus in space and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 14th

May 13, 2021 |

  In a crazy week with gas shortages in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. because of panic buying after a cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline, it’s enough to make us want to escape to the International Space Station – and maybe enjoy some hummus while we are up there as ISS astronauts are evaluating the […]

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Burger King trials renewable packaging in Miami

Burger King trials renewable packaging in Miami

May 10, 2021 |

In Miami, fast food giant Burger King has begun a pilot program to evaluate greener packaging—including cutlery, straws, wrappers and drink lids—at 51 of its restaurants.  Plans call for unbleached, virgin paperboard fry packaging, utensils made from the bioplastic polylactic acid, recycled fiber napkins, plant-based straws and sandwich wrappers that reduce paper usage. The company […]

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