Miami-based Lean Orb produces eco-packaging, an environmentally responsible way of serving food on-the-go. Each year, the planet produces three hundred million tons of plastic. Half of that will only be used once and then thrown away. Miami-based Lean Orb produces eco-packaging, an environmentally responsible way of serving food on-the-go. “Think about it, it’s the product we use usually for less than ten minutes that are not renewable, that will pollute our ecosystem, our soil, our groundwater, our oceans for the next five hundred years,” said Anastasia Mikhalochkina, Lean Orb’s Founder and CEO. It’s not just about air pollution. It’s also about climate change. Most plastic is made from fossil fuel, a major cause of global warming, which leads to sea level rise. “We are designing and building alternatives to single use plastics,” Mikhalochkina said. “We created alternatives for takeout clamshells, cups, straws, plates, cutlery.” Most of Lean Orb’s material comes from natural fibers like wheat straw, sugarcane, bamboo, banana leaf and birch wood. They say its products are industrial compostable and usually disinte...