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He Got Rid Of The One Thing That’s In Every Restaurant. It’s Pretty Great.

Meet a chef who likes to take one of the most unappetizing topics imaginable and make it into — well, nothing!

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What's the one thing that (almost) every single restaurant makes?

Hint: It's not edible.


Nope, none of those things (although my mouth is watering now). So if it isn't something edible, what is it?

TRASH.

Ah, of course! All restaurants make trash — except for the lovely little one featured below*. Yep, you read that right:

There's a restaurant in Chicago that makes absolutely zero trash. Check it out.

*I bet there are a couple other restaurants out there that are also entirely waste free. Know of any? We'd love to hear about 'em!

Justin, the owner, explains that a typical restaurant makes about 8 gallons of trash per hour. Sandwich Me In made that amount in 2 years — and then had all of it made into a sculpture!

Here's owner Justin's explanation of why they do it:

Think it's time we get some more restaurants adopting waste-free practices? Me too.