According to Technomic, sustainability and social responsibility are taking on greater importance within the foodservice industry. In a study recently completed by Technomic, 63 percent of consumers said they are more likely to visit a foodservice operation they view as socially conscious.1
That’s why more and more of our vendors as well as Martin Bros. as a distributor continue to reinforce commitments to being good stewards of our environment.
In the disposable products category, there are vendors such as these listed below creating products that are simply more sustainable. These products obviously play an important role in helping foodservice be more sustainable.
Solo is committed to providing sustainable choices and educating customers about materials and disposal options. Solo’s Eco-Forward® products use renewable resources, use post-consumer recycled content and/or are commercially compostable.
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Pactiv uses life cycle inventory studies to understand and minimize the environmental impact of products and has a sustainable product line called EarthChoice®.
Hoffmaster ensures raw materials are responsibly sourced and recycles material waste. Their EarthWise® Tree Free® line meets the Green Seal™ standard for sanitary paper products based on chlorine-free processing, energy and water efficiency and 100% recycled content with 65-80% post-consumer materials.
1 Technomic, Building a Better Foodservice Business through Sustainable and Responsible Practices, June 2008/February 2014