McDonald’s Canada is setting out to make packaging more sustainable as part of its goal to reduce its environmental footprint and source 100 per cent of guest packaging from renewable and/or recycled materials.
McDonald’s will unveil two “Green Concept Restaurants” in London, Ont. and Vancouver, B.C. These restaurants will act as incubator locations to test new packaging options and recycling initiatives.
The Green Concept Restaurants will continue using much of the current McDonald’s packaging but will also test items with the potential to be rolled out more widely in the future. The first innovations will begin testing in the coming months and include:
Globally, McDonald’s has been on a journey to offer sustainable packaging and reduce waste overall. These immediate enhancements, along with changes made over recent years, will remove more than 1,500 tons of packaging materials from the McDonald’s Canada system by:
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