Take Action against the 11 Fast Food Junkies

The 11 Fast Food Junkies are the biggest and baddest fast food companies responsible for this waste. The Southern U.S. is the largest paper producing region in the world, and our forests are too important to be wasted for fast food packaging. 

These vital forests and their biodiversity are in danger! Act today!

The 11 Fast Food Junkies are....McDonalds, KFC, Long John Silver, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, A&W, (all of those owned by Yum! Brands),  Jack in the Box, Arbies, Wendy's, Bojangles and Quiznos.

Encourage Fast food Dirty Dozen to fix the Paper Packaging Problem

February 13, 2016

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Their piles of packaging have more to do with branding, marketing, and sales than the essential functions of protecting and transporting goods. AndPackaging symbolizes the disposable society we have become. More than half of all paper produced in the United States is used in paper packaging.

Every year millions of pounds of food packaging waste litter our roadways, clog our landfills, and spoil our quality of life. Over half of landfill waste is paper and wood products.

Fast Food Industry giants are big buyers of paper packaging from the forests of the Southern US. With nearly 100 packaging mills in the South, the packaging decisions of these corporations have a tremendous impact on our forests.

Southern forests are being destroyed to bring you fried chicken, burgers and fries, and super-sized convenience in a glut of wrappers, boxes and cups.

  • Fast food packaging makes up 20 percent of all litter
  • Food packaging takes up 15 percent of landfills
  • 3/4 of all food and drink packages come from forests
  • Over half of landfill waste is paper and wood products

Send a message to CEO's of the biggest fast food companies.  Today, you can ask them to reduce the company's packaging, stop using paper from endangered Southern forests and use more recycled paper!

Encourage Fast food Dirty Dozen to fix the Paper Packaging Problem