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  • What's Your Sustainability Story? You've started to think about sustainability. Now what? Begin by defining what sustainability means to you and your restaurant. Then develop a plan that helps you achieve that. Follow these 5 steps to get started.

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  • Need ideas? The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Get around to the simple things you've probably already thought to do: Fix any leaks in your restaurant. Buy a high-efficiency pre-rinse spray valve. Maintain your equipment.

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  • Got questions? We have answers! "Ask the Expert" gives you access to the experience and know-how of specialized experts and organizations. Send your questions today. We'll round up some answers.

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  • It's NRA Show time, May 17-20! Conserve is coming to NRA Show 2014, May 17 to 20, Chicago. Our 9 sustainability sessions will help you get greener and save you some money. We'll cover food waste, efficient kitchens, sustainable food sourcing, the ROI of sustainability, and more. Whet your appetite here.

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Clarice Turner, Starbucks

Think being big means you can't take environmental challenges head on? Starbucks shows us how it's done at its more than 17,500 locations worldwide. Hear Clarice Turner, senior vice president of U.S. business, talks about why sustainability is important -- and about the importance of the company's partnership with Conserve.



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Earth Day Texas

The NRA Conserve initiative visits Texas, April 26 and 27 to celebrate and promote restaurant sustainability. Stop by and say "howdy" at our Conserve booth.

Richard Young, FSTC

Meet Richard Young, education director of the Food Service Technology Center. Young and FSTC -- a close collaborator with Energy Star -- have been long-time partners of Conserve. See how Young and FSTC educate restaurateurs about energy and water efficiency every day.

Environmental mission statement

Find out how to align your business with your environmental values. Chris Keotke, dean of Kendall College's School of Culinary Arts, helps you combine business and sustainability strategies for long-term success!