Serving sustainable scoops at The Ice Box

The Ice Box has been a Brooklyn, Connecticut, USA, institution for over 40 years. The ice cream parlor opened in 1978 in a renovated gas station, where it’s still located to this day. They use Vegware as part of their sustainability plan – read the full story here.

Loaded milkshakes at The Ice Box, Connecticut

Local resident Jenn Nemeth landed her first job at The Ice Box in 1998. In 2018, 20 years after joining the team, Jenn went from employee to owner, purchasing The Ice Box and making her own sweet sustainable switch to its operations. One of her first business decisions, was to use Vegware.

Jenn Nemeth and her husband Matt serving cold treats at The Ice Box

Jenn and her husband Matt discovered Vegware in its early days in the mid-2000s and began using Vegware at home gatherings and parties. They even served their wedding meal on Vegware for the outdoor affair!


Having a personal passion to reduce plastic has led to The Ice Box being an eco-conscious business for the Brooklyn, CT community. Jenn regularly receives positive feedback from customers on both the quality of her ice cream and the Vegware packaging!

Download the full case study here.