Take a minute to think about the last time you ordered takeout or delivery. Do you remember how the was food packaged? Was it placed in a styrofoam container? Wrapped in aluminum foil? What did it come with? Packets of condiments, plastic utensils, napkins, and a plastic straw? Was the whole order placed inside of a stapled paper bag inside of a plastic bag? Did the order come with a printed menu, even though the restaurant has an online menu?
Many of us don't give a second thought as to how wasteful all this packaging is, but it's time we do.
Some delivery apps get a cut as high as 30 percent of the order cost, which is a tough margin for your local slice joint.
Meal deliveries may never be a viable way to eat all the time, but they work as a reboot to the system. A slight one, that is: My pants are only one button closer to fitting.
For some, apps like Seamless and UberEATS are just an easy way to grab dinner. For others, they're a source of anxiety and shame.
Pushback for restaurant food delivery has come around not only the high price point, but not knowing the exact ingredients and nutritional content of your order. Rather than turning to restaurant delivery services like UberEats and Deliveroo, the next wave of companies are looking to provide healthier options and more transparency about nutritional values, while remaining convenient.
But GrubHub is still by far the biggest food delivery company.
The people who make their living by delivering food to their hangover-stricken and lazy fellow beings are the true heroes of everyday life.
The food was decent, but the vibes were dystopian.
Can we deliver ourselves from packaging waste?
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