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Lunch Pause

Had an interesting stop off in Rotterdam today at a place called New Fork.

It had a spot near the station at the big rotterdam hall where they hold big exhibitions and trade shows.

It was right opposite the Golden Arches.

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They do have some cheese vegetarian options.

Now the menu wasn’t outstanding but there were a number of other features that were.

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This tile on the wall explains that while their packaging looks plastic, just like the cutlery, it is in fact compost able. I like the fact that it’s in a tile in the wall like a permanent commitment.

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There’s a special bin are for customers to clean up after themselves too. I much prefer this attitude which is common in The Netherlands.

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There was a funny plant that recycles water.

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But I particularly liked the tap on the wall. It’s for refilling water bottles. Rather than selling water you can help yourself.
It was very refreshing to see a lunch place taking so much responsibility for the impact of their services.

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One comment on “Lunch Pause

  1. I particularly like the tap on the wall too. It makes more economic sense for everyone – cheaper, no need to have a fridge thus less power used and less waste from packaging. Win/Win/Win all round.

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