The Association of Plastic Recyclers

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 Food waste in the United States has wide-reaching negative ramifications—on climate, health, and food security.

The meal kit industry is worth around $1.5 billion. To keep up with the changing tide of consumerism, meal kit companies are offering healthy, customizable, and delivered-to-your-doorstep options, putting them on course to grow another $5 billion over the next decade. Meal kits are also a huge source of waste. The Association for Plastic Recyclers found that most meal kits used plastic and nonrecyclable materials. While it's been found that meal kits may reduce food waste, the amount of material waste produced doesn't balance out.

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