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Tundra’s Waste Management System

Last April we put in place our own waste management system, which evolved after studying our not so healthy trash habits around the office. The result of this had us cutting down on our trash and ramping up our recycling and composting efforts. First, we installed composting bins to capture …

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Saving the Environment: One Scrap at a Time

Composting is often overlooked in restaurants; in fact, when it comes to talking about food waste, the majority of restaurant owners and operators say that the first thing on their list of priorities is honoring the chef’s culinary skills and making sure the freshest ingredients are being served. Food waste …

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Have You Joined The NRA’s Conserve Initiative?

The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) Conserve Initiative is designed to give restaurateurs the tools they need to start implementing sustainable, environmentally conscious practices in the food service industry.  As quoted from the Conserve Initiative’s website: “The National Restaurant Association’s Conserve initiative is designed to initiate and inspire actions that improve …

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17 Energy Efficiency And Going Green Tips

Improving your restaurant’s energy efficiency and sustainability practices has two rewards: reduced costs and great PR opportunities.  Studies have shown that consumers are increasingly aware of “green” issues and that they care about them, even in a down economy.  That means you can connect with your customers and build brand …

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Replacing Refrigeration Door Gaskets

The rubber door gasket on the inside edge of the doors of all your refrigeration equipment is very important. It prevents cold air from escaping, which means the unit will stay colder longer and use less energy.  Old refrigeration door gaskets wear out and lose their seal. Even worse, older gaskets can pose …

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