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How One Chicago Restaurant Went Totally Trash-Free

Some restaurants produce eight gallons of waste every hour. Thanks to a sustainability plan, Sandwich Me In stretched that time...to two years.

 

"Any questions you would ask me, we have a green solution to that. To me, that's the only way to let other restaurants know that this can work, and this can happen."

 

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Rethinking waste: Transforming problems into solutions (video)

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Sometimes, even the most diehard enviros among us forget that resources are all around, including those things we consider to be waste.

 

There's an argument to be made that the only time something is actually waste is if we don't know how to put it to work, and that by making an effort to recognize so-called waste items as really being resources, we can improve our lives, our homes and communities, and perhaps our entire world.

 

"I believe there should be no such word as 'waste', because as long as there is a word, we're 'wasting'.  We do everything we can to turn waste in to resources." 

 


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