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'Planted Table' Delivers Vegan Meals Without The Waste

By Brian Spaen

A new meal delivery service in California is looking to eliminate all the waste commonly associated with subscription meal services. Even better? Their meals are all plant-based and vegan. Planted Table has created a new packaging system where all their food is delivered in glass containers. That's right: No plastic that will end up in a landfill. They even pick them up later! While limited to the Bay Area for now, it's a concept that could change subscription meals in a big way.

Over 150 meal delivery companies have been established in the United States, headlined by national distributor Blue Apron. They send out eight million meals each month through three different distribution centers in California, Texas, and New Jersey. Many products are sealed in plastic bags, styrofoam coolers, and freezer packs that significantly adds up in waste.