Karlstadt. In Karlstadt, kebabs will only be available without plastic in the future - at least in the store run by 31-year-old Tuncay Dalga, who was fed up with all the plastic waste. "In a kebab store, there is an insane amount of plastic waste. It was too much for me," he says. And so he now sets a good example and is an inspiration for other restaurant businesses to also play a part in the fight against the Plastic waste in the environment contribute.
"Plastic is harmful to us all. Plastic waste lays waste to beautiful beaches and clogs the oceans. The plastic also gets into the fish and then into all of us. I didn't want to contribute to that anymore." - and so Tuncay did some research and came across a manufacturer that would in the future open its kebab store in Karlstadt, Germany plastic-free makes. Disposable wooden cutlery for the ToGo customers and the kebab is available in coated, recycled paper. Even if the material procurement is significantly more expensive than before for cutlery and packaging made of plastic, it is worth it for the 31-year-old. Tuncay has raised prices only minimally to be able to continue covering costs.
We can only hope that he inspires many other restaurant operators with his decision to use less plastic waste.
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