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Welcome to www.restaurantsrecycle.org!

October 25, 2011

Designed to inspire restaurant industry actions that will improve your company’s bottom line and also be good for the environment. These resources will educate your company on Delaware’s newly implemented universal recycling law signed in July 2010 by Governor Jack Markell and provide you with information and resources as you begin the steps to recycle Read the full article…

Restaurants to go ‘greener’ in 2012

February 28, 2012

A majority of restaurateurs across all industry segments say they’ll invest in green technology this year, the National Restaurant Association reports. According to the association’s 2012 Restaurant Industry Forecast, operators are seeking to become more eco-friendly in an effort to save money on energy costs and gain more customers. The report discovered that more operators Read the full article…

Can Restaurants Really Get to Zero Waste?

January 13, 2012

I wanted to share with you a great article on food waste recycling from the Delaware News Journal. Please click to view the food waste recycling article. Delaware restaurants are recycling more than ever before.  According to a DRA survey on recycling habits, 50% of Delaware restaurants are engaged in some sort of recycling program.  Read the full article…

Delaware Restaurant Association’s Recycling Survey Analysis

November 10, 2011

At the time the survey was conducted, most restaurateurs were aware of the passage of Universal Recycling in Delaware.  It was encouraging that more than half of the restaurants surveyed were already doing their part in recycling.  This number still lags behind the National Restaurant Association survey of restaurants that state more than 65% embrace Read the full article…

National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Operator Recycling Survey

October 25, 2011

The National Restaurant Association, with support from Georgia-Pacific Professional, recently conducted research to identify current recycling practices of restaurants as well as consumer demands and perceptions as they relate to restaurants’ recycling practices. The findings are intended to provide a clear, present-day view of recycling best practices in the restaurant industry and to better equip Read the full article…