Making Your Restaurant Green
January 07, 2016 Leave a Comment
Of all the industries out there, the food service and restaurant business is not only one of the easiest to go green in, it's the most important. The restaurant business is extremely competitive today and to succeed you need to attract new customers and offer your existing customer something unique and worth their while outside of just great food.
To many consumers, environmental impact is an important aspect of everything they do. Taking into account sustainability in your restaurant will attract these types of customers in its own right and will give all other customers an additional reason to remember you and the great food you serve. In addition, going green can save you money in more ways than one.
In many places, environmentally friendly appliances and practices can be written off as tax deductions. Green appliances will also be more efficient and will conserve energy and water for your business to help you save on utility bills in the long run. On top of that, a green and healthy space that produces less waste and uses fewer harsh chemical products will foster better health for customers and staff which will also lead to more savings.
If creating a healthier environment, saving money, and increasing demand sound like good enough reasons for you to make your restaurant green, here are a few places to start:
Invest in Energy Efficiency
Reduce your carbon footprint and save money in the long run.
Recycle and Compost
This includes food waste and take-out containers whenever possible.
Support local businesses, get healthier products and reduce your strain on the environment.
Rethink Cleaning Products
Sustainable and toxin free technologies and other products will improve your guest experience, save you money and keep your environment healthy.
Of all the reasons to go green, updating your cleaning products may be the most beneficial but also the most difficult to imagine. Cleaners have always come in the same format with the same chemical warning symbols, but it doesn't have to be that way. GenEon products like the Immerse-A-Clean and TRIO Maxx create all of the cleaners and sanitizers you need and are easily compatible with any restaurant environment. These products meet all cleaning and health standards, and most importantly, they eliminate many toxic chemicals and wastes from your business while saving you money! Find out more at Geneontechnologies.com.
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