Importance of Eco-Friendly Takeout Packaging During COVID-19

There are several benefits of using green packaging, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. As more people turn to takeout and delivery services as a way of helping to support local businesses and to socially distance away from restaurants, there is an increased demand and waste stream associated with single-use packaging.

As single use food service products will continue to have a central role in the foreseeable future,  making a commitment to sustainability is even more important now to reduce each operator’s environmental impact. There is so much wasteful single-service packaging being used during this time. Here are some other reasons to prioritize eco-friendly takeout packaging during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Protect Environmental and Human Health

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The importance of green packaging is that it not only saves money but also protects the environment by reducing the consumption of chemicals that are toxic to the environment and are considered carcinogenic. Therefore the use of green packaging should be promoted to promote a healthy society. During a health crisis, where the focus is on health, using greener food packaging that’s chemical-free is a win-win. For simple, safe, and eco-friendly options, consider the Brown Kraft Soup Cup.

Select Between a Large Variety of Options

Eco-friendly packaging is a priority, which has led to the development of many new single-use options with less impact on the environment. For instance, there are so many new things in the market that are now biodegradable. Also, some of the materials used for packaging are reusable, which is good for the environment and can be reused again. Therefore it does not contribute towards the depletion of resources like energy, water, etc.

Save on Energy and Carbon Emissions

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Another important benefit of eco-friendly packaging is that it reduces energy consumption. The energy used to manufacture packaging can sometimes double the price of the product. Therefore, it makes sense to use packaging that is not only energy-efficient, but also recyclable. Eco-friendly packaging helps restaurants reduce their energy consumption and make the environment a cleaner place for the future. This benefit can help the environment by helping the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions which are major contributors to climate change. Further, eco-friendly packaging helps save water resources by reducing wastage of packaging material. For instance, These Buckaty Round Green To Go Containers are made with CO2 Neutral Packaging.

Worry Less About Waste from Single-Use Products

Restaurant takeout and delivery services have become an important lifeline for food services businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, especially during periods of government-mandated stay at home orders. More than ever before, it’s imperative that restaurants use single-use products. However, many customers have concerns about how wasteful singe-use food service packaging is, so opting for eco-friendly alternatives will enable them to worry less.

It might be time to invest in eco-friendly packaging now while the demand for takeout and delivery services are at an all time high. If you haven’t already run out of conventional food packaging, you will still use it up and need to order more. Why not make the switch to eco-friendly alternatives? Call PacknWood at (201) 604-3863 to order environmentally-friendly restaurant supplies for your services. 

Eco-Friendly and Artistic Leaf Design Paper Cups

While many coffee shops love the classic black and brown color of coffee cups, PacknWood provides another artistic option to accentuate their coffee tables. These new Leaf Design Paper Cups are available in four different sizes: 4oz, 8oz, 12oz, and 16oz. Here is a look at why you want them on your foodservice supply shelves. 

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Biodegradable & Compostable 

Leaf Design Paper Cups are made of biodegradable and compostable paper materials. PacknWood uses all-natural ink for all their printed designs. This is to ensure that products will be safe for the environment. 

Geometric Leaf Design

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Instead of using the typical green leaf silhouette, PacknWood uses an abstract geometric leaf design to present modern and creative aesthetic visuals for their paper cups. The selection of colors also complements the patterns that make the paper cups more pleasing to the eyes and stand out beautifully. 

Grab & Go Beverages  

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Busy working people grab some hot coffee, chocolate, or tea for breakfast or would take away their drinks after a short business meeting in a cafe. These scenarios are just a few examples where customers will want to use disposable cups for takeout and even for delivery services. However, using eco-friendly Grab & Go paper cups like Leaf Paper Design Paper Cups helps the environment reduce plastic and Styrofoam waste. Plus, these paper cups are so beautiful that they can brighten up your customers’ day. 

Artistic Ice Cream Cups  

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These PacknWood Leaf Design Paper Cups can hold both hot and cold drinks and food items.  You can use these disposable paper cups for your dessert or ice cream shops. With their artistic colorful design, they will give a cheerful vibe that matches the happiness your sweet treats provide. 

Catering Party Supplies 

These paper cups can be used for both casual and formal catered events. You can use them when catering to children’s birthday parties, especially the 4-ounce and 8-ounce size, which is a perfect portion of cup servings of ice cream or snacks for kids with little appetite. They are fun and exciting that suit any playful party theme. You can also serve coffee, tea, and cold beverages using these paper cups on your breakfast and brunch caterings and pair them with Wooden Trays or any PacknWood Catering Supplies for a complete package of beautiful and eco-friendly food service supplies. 

Eco-friendly Disposable Paper Cups

These Leaf Design Paper Cups are economical and attractive that will help you attract more customers both eco-conscious and not. Choosing green disposable paper cups over Styrofoam or plastic cups is also a good initiative to help the environment. 

With more restaurants, coffee shops, breakfast cafes, food trucks, and catering services joining the movement to use eco-friendly products and being environmentally responsible, the bigger its impact on the environment.  

To order Leaf Design Paper Cups, call (201) 604-3840 or visit PacknWood.com for chat support assistance.