Cafe Umami is successfully implementing the following ReThink Disposable best practices:
  • Replaced disposable plastic cold cups, lids, and straws with reusable cups
  • Increased limited supply of dishes and mugs and prioritized use of reusable dishware over disposable
  • Staff now ask if guests are dining in the café for each order
Their annual impacts are:
  • $1,538 in net savings
  • Eliminating 52,577 pieces of disposable packaging
  • Preventing 929 pounds of waste
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