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As restaurants race toward trends the Millennial generation embraces, enviromentally- and animal-friendly initiatives are picking up speed.
Food waste is a fact of the restaurant business, and for something that cannot be completely avoided, the toll it takes is steep. Food waste has a spectrum of consequences that spans the erosion of profits to negatively impacting the ecosystem and harming the sustainability of the planet.
Even though going green may cost more than conventional items, consumers are willing to pay more for the opportunity; for them it is not an indulgence but a necessity.
CEO of Green Restaurant Association talks about the spike in environmentally-friendly efforts throughout the past few years.
Cultivate and grow your plants according to USDA organic certification guidelines to maximize the marketing and great taste appeal of these plants.
Sandwich chain now has 14 green units open, with more on the way.
Starbucks' third annual Cup Summit features Tim Hortons' participation, focuses on existing challenges in achieving 100-percent recycled goal.
Customers not only prefer restaurants that embrace eco-friendly elements, they're also starting to expect such efforts.
Burger joint eyeing expansion through nontraditional units.
After a decade of intense meat worship, chefs are procuring, preparing and serving vegetables with the same love and attention they previously reserved for Ossabaw pork or grass-fed marrow bones. If you're not vegetarian or carnivore, what are you? The...
The report outlines Dunkin' Brands' commitment to sustainability efforts to meet the needs of its franchisees, employees and guests.
AEB emphasizes that restaurants must jump on the group's preferences for locally grown, sustainably raised and non-processed foods.
The commitment is part of McDonald's Global Sustainability Framework efforts, encompassing all of the company's products.
White Castle intends to divert more than 7,000 pounds of food waste per month to a commercial compost facility in Shakopee, Minnesota.
Commercial foodservice and plumbing product manufacturer T&S Brass and Bronze Works announced the National Restaurant Association awarded the company the Kitchen Innovations Award for its new EnviroPure ozone recirculation option.
KFC U.K. will unveil an edible coffee cup later this year.
Next Step Living, provider of home energy solutions in the Northeast, today announced it is entering the commercial energy-efficiency market by launching the Eco Thermal Filter System designed to help restaurants save on gas bills.
It's not surprising that today's restaurant consumer expects restaurants to offer technologies which make the dining experience as frictionless as possible, and prefers restaurants whose offerings support what's important to them.
Polystyrene foam is not recyclable, and can interfere with recycling and waste reduction efforts by contaminating other recyclables.
Dunkin’ Donuts has launched a new program called DD Green, a green building certification program designed to help franchisees build sustainable, energy-efficient restaurants. In conjunction with the launch, the company celebrated the grand opening of a DD Green-certified restaurant in...
La Prep announced recently that all of its coffee is now sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. The change took effect June 9. Rainforest Alliance certification helps support the rights and well-being of farm workers, the conservation of natural resources,...
The Washington Post reports that Washington, D.C. lawmakers voted Tuesday to ban the use of plastic-foam food and drink containers by 2016.
LeanPath Inc., specialists in food waste prevention systems, announced the availability of its next-generation food waste measurement solution — the LeanPath 360 Food Waste Prevention System. The LeanPath 360 Food Waste Prevention System consists of the LeanPath Tracker 2.0, a...
McDonald's Corp. in the Czech Republic has partnered with power company CEZ to open a charging station for electric cars. According to the Wall Street Journal, the McDonald's station is the 25th developed by CEZ. CEZ plans to open more...
A new Taco Bell restaurant in Kenova, W.
Going Green concepts, applications and programs on QSRWeb.