Japan’s northeast prefecture Hokkaido rolls out new containers
Japan convenience store giant 7-Eleven certainly seems to embrace change From the recently installed floating hologram registers to the simple method to extend the shelf life of onigiri rice balls in an effort to cut food waste, it seems like the chain is always near the front door when it comes to integrating scientific and environmentally-conscious practices into its brand.
7-Eleven Japan gears up for latest climate change to reduce carbon footprint, says reports New white or semi-transparent container are made from reduced petroleum-based material that are easy to recycle and won’t longer use ink and other coloring agents which release added CO2 during the manufacturing process Setup of container for around 60 original 7-Eleven fresh vegetables, noodle dishes, and side dishes, to be turned into the switch.
Left image: Decaptions of food containers before and after change / Right image: New semi-transparent container for cold soba noodles
Impress Watch (@impress_watch) Dec 13, 2022
7-Eleven starts implementation of new containers at 997 Hokkaido stores late December Officials report 40% of CO2 emissions cut every year by converting containers sold on the northern island prefecture alone
Every little step to be more eco-friendly should be made and included in the price tag of 7-Elevens convenience store rival Lawson to encourage customers to do so with wooden chopsticks instead of plastic forks.
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