As I was hauling our home recycling bins to the curb the other night, I reflected on the recycling practices of a few fast-casual restaurants where I’d eaten recently. In contrast to the vast majority of quick-service restaurants, a handful of operators are trying to reduce their contributions to our nation’s landfills. Two chains dedicated to this cause are Panera Bread Co. and Noodles & Company. Both offer customers who are eating in the restaurants china plates, bowls, mugs and ...

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