WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fast-casual chain Sweetgreen has announced it is phasing out per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in its bowls by the end of this year. The company is working with the packaging company Footprint on an alternative that it has already begun to roll out in some stores.
Mind the Store
A new corporate responsibility trend is taking root with beauty and personal care retailers—phasing out and disclosing toxic chemicals in products and packaging.
Fast-food chain will ban PFAS, phthalates, and BPA by 2025; public health advocates urge the company to move more quickly and end the use of vinyl food handling gloves