Meet the company that is revolutionizing e-commerce by conquering the mountain of packages outside your front door


Loop is delivering food and household products in an exciting new way: in containers that can be returned and used again.

It’s no surprise that convenient, generalist websites like Amazon are thriving this year as the coronavirus pandemic has forced most Americans into their homes for the long haul. In fact, in March and April, Amazon was even discouraging its customers from purchasing too many items, as the massive influx of orders was causing a shortage of items and shipping delays.
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Starbucks, Chase and a small pizzeria form a unique business triangle in Washington, DC


Branches of two giant corporations and a local restaurant are all cleverly designed to serve the large, local deaf community.

How do you do business without making a sound? Along the popular H Street corridor, two local branches of huge international corporations have been joined by a scrappy Napolitana pizzeria to cater to a locally prominent demographic — the deaf and hard of hearing.
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This company is solving America's food issues one backyard at a time


Love & Carrots lowers our carbon footprint by making sustainable food sources very, very local

The average American has an annual carbon footprint of 16 tons, which ranks among the highest in the world. In fact, it's about quadruple the global average. One of the most significant contributing factors to our elevated carbon emissions is where we get out food, which is often shipped from far away, especially for those of us who live in cities.
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How one restaurateur is feeding the hungry and helping restaurants stay open during the pandemic

 

The owner of an acclaimed DC steakhouse chain has launched a program called Feed the Fridge

For many children in the U.S., lunches at school are the most important meal of the day. For some, they are the only meal of the day; 22 million children rely on free or reduced-price lunches served by the schools they attend. But as the coronavirus spread through the nation and schools shut down or went remote, it became apparent that children were going hungry. Food banks across the country are falling short of feeding all the kids and adults in need.
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Published on Jan 07, 2021