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It’s no surprise that pizza tops all cuisine as the most requested home delivered choice in the U.S.; in Europe though the orders are all over the map.
With all the strong cultural traditions around food and drinks, one would imagine that most European countries would stay local and order their own national cuisine. But, Italian food is ordered most frequently online across the continent according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. The Journal analyzed ordering data from food delivery and online ordering firms in Europe.
In the second part of the benefits of composting, we cite five more reasons to collect leftover food and containers and divert them from the waste stream to a certified composting facility.
6. COMPOST REDUCES POLLUTION
The Environmental Protection Agency credits compost with helping to degrade polluted soils. Its research has found that compost has eliminated pesticides, wood preservatives and other contaminants. In addition, compost has been shown to bind heavy metals, preventing their migration to rivers and lakes and absorption by plants.
The turning of the calendar is the perfect time to take a fresh look at your foodservice operation. Restaurants take a beating: weather, dirty shoes, grease and smoke in the air, all contribute to wear and tear. Dishes crack, menus stain and servers’ uniforms become tattered.
The old cliché that “you can’t see the forest for the trees” rings true for restaurant owners who are so close to their day-to-day business that obvious problems go unnoticed. The New Year is the perfect time to grab a clipboard and do a complete detailed walk around of your business. Pretend you are buying the business and look at every nook and cranny. Do not forget the exterior as signage, parking lots and wall paint all speak volumes to potential customers that drive or walk past.