With restaurants catering to a vast amount of customers, the waste from the kitchen and food alone creates a huge impact on the environment and can negate other sustainable practices of the establishment. Making changes in the way that food is prepared, stored and disposed of can greatly reduce harmful effects on the environment. No matter the size of the establishment, from cafe to restaurant chain, a change in the kitchen can seriously lessen the environmental impact of a restaurant.
Big chains no longer have to suffer through implementing “green” initiatives through all store managers thanks to recent programs that help calculate and reduce waste. Smaller to medium businesses are left with less options regarding their waste reduction, though the aid available to them is ever increasing. For more, click here.