Shari’s strives constantly to reduce our impact on the environment. We have programs to manage our energy and water consumption, waste production, and purchasing practices. In the past few years, we’ve cut electrical usage by more than 6%, and gas usage by more than 7%, all while generating 19% less waste.
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EARTH FRIENDLY INITIATIVES
Ramped-up recycling program
We recycle trans-fat free cooking oil, and convert it into biodiesel fuel.
Shari’s recycles many products, including clamshell recycling.
Energy efficient lighting
Lights in all cafes have been converted to energy efficient bulbs.
Replaced wasteful neon exterior lights with efficient LED ones.
Smaller carbon footprint
Shari’s initiated regular Energy Audits.
Our ability to source many ingredients locally also saves energy.
Efficient equipment purchases
All equipment, from broilers to HVAC to stoves and ovens, is now purchased with an eye towards saving gas, electricity and waste.