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Featured Video

Want to know how White Castle gets its employees to separate out coffee grounds and egg shells for composting? The fast-food chain’s head of sustainability explains it all in our new video interview.

 

 

Program Highlights

What are you doing for Earth Day?

What are you doing for Earth Day? The Conserve team wants to know! Please contact Jeff Clark (jclark@restaurant.org) and get some social media promotion on Conserve's Facebook and Twitter pages.
 

Tips & tricks to optimize your kitchen ventilation [video]

As you know, it's important to keep grease, heat, smoke, and odors out of your dining room. Can you save energy and money as well?  Find our from our Conserve video.

Reduce and managing you litter

Litter can be a huge challenge, carrying a cost for both businesses and the environment. In this new guide, learn how to best handle foodservice packaging to minimize litter around your restaurant!

Webinar: New foodservice packaging recovery toolkit

Hate paying waste-hauling bills but don't know what to do about it? Gete step-by-step guidance in this webinar. (April 21, 2:00 p.m. ET).

Starting the conversation about food waste

In a conversation with FSR Magazine, Conserve team leader Laura Abshire talked about how operators can navigate food waste issues, especially as local sourcing continues to gain popularity around the country.

Think 4 on the door! [video]

A leaky refrigerator door wastes expensive electricity 24-hours, 7 days a week. Learn "Four on the Door" tips in this video to seal out the heat, save money, and conserve.

Getting Started

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Quickly learn how to implement simple, cost effective sustainability efforts that improve your business. Start with easy best practices and save money, energy and water. Then graduate to more in-depth, inspiring efforts.

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Reduce and managing you litter

Litter can be a huge challenge, carrying a cost for both businesses and the environment. In this new guide, learn how to best handle foodservice packaging to minimize litter around your restaurant!