Monday, June 18, 2007

US Foodservice San Francisco Gone Green

US Foodservice San Francisco is the first broadline national foodservice distributor to become a “CERTIFIED GREEN BUSINESS”

U.S Foodservice ~ San Francisco has implemented planet the following Earth
friendly procedures to achieve our “Green” initiatives.

Water Conservation Actions:
Recycle water from refrigeration units
Landscape with drought resistant foliage
Installed drip system

Energy Conservation Actions:
Changed facility lighting to T8 Lamp Bulbs
(Save 37% on energy and give off 71% more light)
Telefleet Technology ~ Battery charging monitoring
(Only charge batteries when needed)
Thermal Paint in Trailers
(Helps cool trailers 33% faster)
Energy Star Equipment

Solid Waste Reduction & Recycling Actions:
Paper Recycling
Cardboard Recycling
Shrink Wrap Recycling
Tire Recycling
*Tonnage to Landfill has been reduced by 66%

Fuel Conservation Actions:
Computer Based Routing System
Bio-diesel Equipped Trucks & Trailers

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