Carl’s Jr. is taking things greener this Earth Day. According to a news release, the company is partnering with Beyond Meat for a one-day, plant-based meat menu takeover on April 22!

The Los Angeles location will offer a complimentary eco-friendly Beyond Meat item from the Carl’s Jr. menu. Customers in other locations can receive a $5 coupon for a Beyond Burger at other Carl’s Jr. locations, the company shared.

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“We are excited to give our fans a fun, delicious way to celebrate Earth Day this year with a full plant-based meat experience at Carl’s Jr.,” said Patty Trevino, senior vice president of brand marketing at CKE Restaurants. “With nearly one-third of consumers identifying as flexitarian, we continue to innovate on new ways for our guests to enjoy our iconic charbroiled burgers with our Beyond Meat partnership.”

“As leaders in plant-based innovation, we are thrilled to partner with Carl’s Jr. to bring this unique pop-up experience to life,” said Beth Moskowitz, chief creative officer, Beyond Meat. “This Earth Day initiative increases accessibility to a variety of delicious, nutritious and sustainable offerings that Carl’s Jr. fans will love.”

Carl’s Jr. has been at the center of the plant-based movement since introducing its Beyond Famous Star in 2019. Since its launch, Carl’s Jr. has sold almost 12 million Beyond Meat burgers!

The Carl’s Jr. and Beyond Meat Earth Day celebration will take place April 22, 2021, at Carl’s Jr. located at 424 W. Los Feliz Rd., Glendale, CA 91204 from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. Fans in other locations can enjoy any Beyond Burger for five dollars at participating Carl’s Jr. locations throughout the U.S. by signing up here.

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Other fast-food restaurants, including Starbucks, Pizza HutKFC, and others have added plant-based options to their menus recently.

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