The ideal reusable “doggie bag” might not be a bag at all via @wehatetowaste
We need to de-stigmatize doggie bags.
The term itself implies that it would be embarrassing to say, “I would like to eat the rest of this food later, rather than see it end up in a dumpster or compost heap.” Others may fear looking a tad desperate in front of folks they’re trying to impress.Instead, we’ve all succumbed to the agreed-upon fiction (or fact, in some cases) that it is okay to ask for the leftovers as long as they are destined for a pet. In fact, this fiction is too prevalent in our society; thefreedictionary.com even defines doggie bag as “a bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer’s dog” (emphasis mine).
Are we ready to drop the pretense?
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