DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, The Wendy’s Company announced a commitment to advance sustainable packaging solutions in the foodservice industry and its own operations through its partnership with the NextGen Consortium.
The NextGen Consortium is a multi-year partnership of foodservice industry leaders convened by Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy. Wendy’s® joins the Consortium as a Supporting Partner, alongside other industry leaders, to address single-use food packaging waste. Currently, the Consortium is executing its NextGen Cup Challenge, which is focused on identifying new and existing cup solutions designed to optimize the hot and cold fiber cup used by many foodservice operations, including Wendy’s. Challenge winners will be announced on Feb. 27, 2019at GreenBiz.