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Sustainability and Your Glassware

When you think of sustainability in your restaurant, chances are you’re thinking about one of the following: Food waste Energy waste Single-use (disposable) waste But have you thought about glassware waste? That’s the question Root Down was faced with after examining the amount of glassware breakage in the restaurant. Considered …

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Sustainability When You’re On a Budget

By far, one of the biggest criticisms we hear about going sustainable is the high initial price tag. It’s true that you won’t see or recoup the cost of some technologies like high efficiency faucets and LED lights until as much as 12 or even 24 months after purchasing—which, if …

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Go Zero Waste At Your Next Event

Zero Waste Is Not Waste Management – It Is Resource Management (Source: Eco-Cycle) A bit of a misnomer, “Zero Waste” doesn’t just involve diverting as much organic and solid waste out of landfills and back into reusable materials. Eco-Cycle defines Zero Waste as “redesigning our entire cycle of resource extraction, …

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Happy Earth Day!

As we all know, recycling and reusing are core tenets of the environmental movement. To honor those goals, we’re going to reuse some pixels and highlight some of the many “Going Green” blog posts in our archives. We’ve been banging the drum for the environment for quite a long time, …

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