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KFC Canada to Eliminate Plastic Straws & Bags

VAUGHAN, Ont. — KFC Canada has announced plans to eliminate plastic straws and bags from all of its restaurants by October 2019.

Industry Reacts to Proposed Plastics Ban

TORONTO — A proposed ban on single-use plastics is drawing a mixed reaction from members of the foodservice industry and other business groups.

Restaurant Sales Reach $90-Billion in 2018

TORONTO — A report from Restaurants Canada has credited millennials and the Generation-Z cohort with helping grow foodservice sales by 5.1 per cent in...

IKEA Canada to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

BURLINGTON, Ont. — IKEA Canada has announced the successful phase-out of all single-use plastic straws in its Canadian operations — nine months ahead of...

Starbucks Testing Greener Cups

SEATTLE — Starbucks is set to trial a selection of greener cup solutions in select cities around the world.

A&W Unveils New Public Installation Made With Plastic Straws

TORONTO — A&W Canada has unveiled a public art installation made from the last of the company's plastic straws. In June 2018, A&W announced it...

Subway to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2019

TORONTO — Subway Canada has announced plans to eliminate plastic straws at 3,200 of its restaurants across the country. The chain will transition to...

Government to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics at its Restaurants and Hotels

OTTAWA — Canada’s Environment and Climate Change minister has announced that the government will take steps to eliminate single-use plastics within federal government operations,...

Prime Pubs Eliminates Plastic Straws Across Canada

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Prime Pubs has completely eliminated plastic straws from all its locations across Canada, including Fionn MacCool’s, D’Arcy McGee’s, Paddy Flaherty’s and...

Sustainability: Commonly Overlooked Items

In the past, few people have gone to a foodservice establishment, ordered a drink and contemplated its impact on the environment as they sipped....