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Eco-Nomic Restaurant Seminar

A free seminar entitled, “Eco-Nomic Restaurant Workshop”, will be held on Monday, March 9, 2015, from 9 to 11 am. The free event is hosted by the Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition, SWANCC, SWALCO, Lake Shore Recycling Systems, and others, that will be held at Venue One in Deerfield

The audience is directed to commercial businesses, such as restaurants, cafeterias, caterers, schools, hospitals and entities serving food. Speakers will include a range of experts in the fields of food composting, energy conservation, water conservation, small business savings tips for utilities, rebate programs, locally-sourced, sustainable food options as well as case studies from local peers.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Please see the attached flyer for details, and share with others that may be interested in attending. Please RSVP by March 6, 2015 either online at Deerfield Bannockburn Riverwoods Chamber of Commerce or call 847.945.4660.

 
 



Eco-Nomic Restaurant Seminar Itinerary
  • 9:00-9:15 am: Coffee and Light Refreshments
     
  • 9:15-10:00 am: “FIRST COURSE”: Energy and Water Conservation
    Welcome & Introduction
    Nicor Gas Small Business Savings Program
    LED Lighting Rebate/Incentive Program
    Refrigeration Rebate Programs
    Restaurant Case Study: Energy & Water Conservation
     
  • 10:00-10:15 am Break
     
  • 10:15-11:00 am: “SECOND COURSE”: Food Sourcing and Waste Management
    Local & Sustainable Food Sourcing
    Illinois Food Scrap Coalition:  “We Compost”
    Lakeshore Recycling Systems: Franchise Information
    Restaurant Case Study: Food Sourcing & Waste Management
 

 

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