Eco Friendly Supplies Blog

  • One Simple Way You Can Attract Younger Customers to Your Business

    21.5% of the population of the United States is between the ages of 20 and 34. This age group, a near-equal mixture of Gen-Z and Millennials, responds to media and marketing differently than their predecessors. They aren't looking for the best prices, they're looking for the most ethical business. View Post
  • The 7 Main Types of Plastic and How to Recycle Them

    Plastic is a big part of the restaurant industry. With takeout and delivery being a major way people enjoy local restaurants, it can be incredibly difficult to find easily disposable items that are also cost-effective. We have many options for plastic alternatives but, for those times when you need to use plastic, here's how you can safely recycle it. View Post
  • The Rising Popularity of Being Eco-Friendly (and Why You Should Care)

    With the popularization of social media and the readily available stream of information within the last twenty years, being eco-friendly has gone from a radical movement to a commonly held stance. The rise of environmentalism has made way for many major cities and counties to ban plastic straws and other single-use plastics. This legislature was met with excitement from the environmental community. Why is it that being eco-friendly has become so popular? Keep reading to find out. View Post
  • One Easy Step You Can Take to Reduce Food Waste

    In the United States, 40% of the food that's grown, harvested, and transported is never consumed. Some of this is due to spoiling, but the majority is good food going to waste for no reason. In restaurants, it can be very difficult to both see your food waste and reduce it. One easy step you can take to reduce food waste is to reuse ingredients for different meals. View Post
  • 5 Reasons You Should Opt for Paper Straws

    In recent years, paper straws have gained popularity over plastic straws. With environmental concerns on the rise, many places have banned plastic straws completely. If you're on the fence about making the switch to paper straws, we've compiled a helpful guide with reasons you should opt for paper straws.

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  • Three Things You Can Use Instead of Plastic Utensils

    Plastic is incredibly harmful to the environment. Unfortunately, the industry standard for disposable cutlery and utensils is polystyrene plastic. It's cheap, durable, and sanitary. How can you offer your customers a similarly durable option without compromising the environment? We have three simple solutions for you: cornstarch, wood, and paper. View Post