Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

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Delivery riders in Germany will now get bikes and phones from employers

In a landmark achievement for workers’ rights, food delivery services in Germany will now have to either provide couriers with bicycles and mobile phones or pay them compensation as part of their employment agreements. The decision came after the country’s Federal Labor Court ruled in favor of Read More...

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This new delivery platform uses reusable containers to cut plastic waste

Food and packaging containers together account for almost 45 percent of landfill materials in the US. A large part of that waste comes from takeout orders, where single-use plastic packaging has been normalized. A new delivery service in New York City, called DeliverZero, wants to change that by Read More...

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Could these reusable containers remove single-use plastics from delivery?

Food delivery has spiked in the wake of the pandemic, thus increasing the use of disposable plastic associated with takeaway packaging. Needless to say, this has only amplified the global plastic crisis. It's also highlighted the urgent need to redesign the food delivery sector, which is worth Read More...

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Uber is going to triple its Uber Eats staff across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

The company has said it plans to add an additional 600 Uber Eats staff across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East in an attempt to better take on rival food delivery services such as Just Eat and Deliveroo, reports Bloomberg.  A tripling of its staff would mean that Uber will employ 900 people in Read More...