Sandwich Me is a great example of the innovation happening in the United States around zero waste. In this short video, owner Justin Vrany shares his success in becoming a truly zero waste restaurant.
What does he do?
The zero waste ethic emerged from life experience with real scarcity. He describes changing his way of doing business after learning about sustainability.
Although he doesn't mention it in the video, there are other practices that Justin appears to use:
There are other factors contributing to Sandwich Me's success. Justin's educated himself on what he can do. He's a business owner and operator, so he gets to set the rules. He has access to recycling at home and proper permits that allows him to compost his organics.
Are you finding success in your zero waste efforts? Let us know about it.