7 Eco-Friendly Restaurants To Order From

By Wild Ginger

7 Eco-Friendly Restaurants To Order From

July 30th, 2021 at 10:57 am

Food delivery services have always been popular – even before the pandemic, we indulged in the variety and convenience of food delivery applications, such as GrabFood and FoodPanda, that allowed us to enjoy our favourite meals in the comfort of our own homes. It comes as no surprise that the demand for these flexible food delivery services has surged since we’ve had to stay indoors to curb the spread of the virus. Although it has helped some restaurants stay afloat, it has also accelerated the consumption of single-use plastics.

 

In 2019, Malaysia banned single-use plastic straws and imposed a plastic bag charge for customers of all businesses. Less than a year later, when the coronavirus broke out, that progress was reversed due to health concerns and fear that reusable items could spread the disease. This makes it crucial for us to make more eco-conscious decisions and become ethical consumers, like ordering from restaurants that have embraced sustainable practices or choosing not to use plastic cutlery on GrabFood.

 

To make your search for eco-friendly restaurants easier, we’ve compiled a list of seven F&B businesses you can support that champion the cause through sustainable packaging, plant-based meals, and promoting an environmentally-friendly lifestyle.

 

1. Rawsome

 

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Rawsome is a health food brand that serves up Asian-style vegetarian and vegan meals made from organic ingredients. You’ll be able to dig into their Vegetarian Nasi Lemak or Ramen Pan Mee without feeling guilty afterwards!

Sustainability Practices: Plant-based food and uses paper packaging, bio-degradable cutlery, paper straws.

Order via GrabFood.

 

2. Strangers At 47

 

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This award-winning cafe is known for whipping up both sweet and savoury fusion crepes. Their menu does include other hearty meals, such as rice bowls and pasta, which you can enjoy with their specialty coffee and cakes.

Sustainability Practices: Uses plant-based and compostable packaging, paper wrapping, paper bags.

Order via GrabFood or BeepIt.

 

3. KyoChon

 

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Who doesn’t crave KyoChon‘s famous and flavourful Korean fried chicken? You can now chow down a meat-free version of their wraps and bibimbap, made from Harvest Gourmet, which still has the same crunch!

Sustainability Practices: Plant-based options and uses paper packaging, paper bags.

Order via their website or GrabFood.

 

4. Vegelab

 

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Offering an array of delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes, from Western cuisine to local, Vegelab is on a mission to spread awareness for a balanced, plant-based lifestyle. They are determined to improve health and wellness for both ourselves and the planet!

Sustainability Practices: Plant-based, uses paper packaging and paper bags, and promotes sustainability on their social media.

Order via Oddle.

 

5. Salad Atelier

 

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Looking for healthy fast food? This salad joint puts together quick and easy bowls filled with fresh ingredients! From Omega 3 dense poke bowls to healthier versions of classic sandwiches, Salad Atelier will make sure you get all the nutrients you need.

Sustainability Practices: Uses paper packaging and promotes sustainability on their social media.

Order via GrabFood.

 

6. Cauli & Rice

Filled with antioxidants, like Vitamin A and Vitamin C, cauliflower rice is a satisfying way to up your vegetable intake. Cauli & Rice offers this with their nourishing bowls made with familiar flavours, such as Tom Yam, Belacan and Curry.

Sustainability Practices: Uses paper packaging.

Order via their website or GrabFood.

 

7. Charlie’s Cafe

Known for their chicken chop, Charlie’s Cafe is a social enterprise restaurant that has been around since 2015. The friendly neighbourhood cafe serves up local comfort food, from Sarawak Laksa to Nasi Lemak, using fresh produce purchased directly from Orang Asli communities.

Sustainability Practices: Uses paper packaging.

Order via GrabFood.

 

Something as small as ordering from an eco-friendly restaurant can collectively make a big difference on our environment! Let’s start being more eco-conscious consumers to help the sustainability of our planet. 

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