Reusable packaging solution, gamified

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October 2021
Headquarters Montreal, QC H2S 3C3, Canada

Reusable packaging solution, gamified - A turnkey solution that enables food retail customers to borrow well-designed reusable containers and earn rewards, replacing single-use packaging

Cano's mission is to help the food industry eliminate single-use packaging. The company believes that the future is reusable. Since 2017, Cano's turnkey solution has helped cafeteria and foodcourt operators go zero waste and boost sustainability with the corporate and institutional communities that they serve. The mobile technology, well-designed tableware, and reward system have the power to replace the packaging industry which creates over 50% of the waste in cities. The company makes it fun, convenient and cheap to eliminate waste and protect the planet.

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Key features

  • Well-designed containers made for commercial use can sustain over 1000 use cycles (High grade PP)
  • 1 cafeteria can save 300k packaging, 6.6 tons of waste and 17 tons of CO2e per year compared to paper/PET packaging solutions
  • Reusable dishware is 7x less impactful than compostable (which also ends up as waste)
  • Reusable creates 2x less CO2 than styrofoam and paper/PET or 7x less CO2 than compostable


  • Over 50% cheaper than single use packaging
  • 30k USD saving per year per cafeteria

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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North america


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