New Research Shows Majority of Restaurateurs Have Recycling Programs, Consumers Prefer to Visit Restaurants That Recycle

CHICAGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —  Roughly two-thirds of the nation’s restaurateurs have recycling programs as part of their sustainability efforts, according to a new study conducted by the National Restaurant Association in partnership with Georgia-Pacific Professional.  The research, which will be released at the 2011 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, also shows that three out…

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Kraft Foods Announces Big Sustainability Goals for 2015

Kraft Foods, the packaged food and snack giant — which includes such household brand names as Oreos, Triscuits, Ritz, LU, Maxwell House, Kool-Aid, Chips Ahoy, Jell-O, Cadbury products, Oscar Meyer, Nabisco, & Kraft macaroni and cheese products – announced this month that they will be increasing sustainability goals for the 2010-2015 period. In addition to…

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Where Is the Water Going?

We demand more of our planet than we ever have.  By 2050, population is expected to increase 25 % in the United States and 50% the world over.  Exponential population increase coincides with the recent exponential rise in food prices, and it will continue to push demand for fuel, food, and goods. But perhaps the…

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Environmental Groups Criticize Obama’s Forest Plan

Hundreds of scientists, 67 members of Congress, more than a dozen national conservation organizations and nearly 300,000 citizens are calling on the Obama administration to strengthen protections for wildlife and water in its proposed forest policy. Monday marked the end of the 90-day comment period for the public to respond to the Obama administration’s forest-planning…

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How Green is Your Team?

Stadiums Take A Sustainable Step In The Right Direction Lincoln Financial Field, home to the Philadelphia Eagles. On average 68,240 people attend professional football games each year, making it one of the most popular sports in attendance. However, during a single season one stadium can consume enough electricity to power 225 households per month. One…

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Stone Brewing announces $26 million expansion

Southern California’s largest craft brewery poised to grow BY PETER ROWE ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MAY 18, 2011 AT 6 A.M., UPDATED MAY 18, 2011 AT 11:11 A.M. JOHN GASTALDO Mil Krecu, the manager of Stone Farm, oversees 18-plus acres that will supply organic produce for Stone’s restaurants in Escondido and Point Loma.   Chickens beneath what is…

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