If grad student Andrew Millar has his way, McDonald's will have biodegradable packaging he designed for the fast food chain. Packaging made from grass paper. This is a no-brainer because grass paper has grease-resistant properties.
Here are two pictures of Millar's packaging:
According to one of McDonald's most recent reports, just around 30% of its packaging comes from recycled sources. McDonald's has made incremental moves toward sustainability, and they can go farther. Let's hope they make even more impressive moves in the coming months. Getting Andrew Millar's biodegradable packaging would be a huge step in the right direction. Burger King, Wendy's and others would likely follow suit. Stay tuned.