SmartPulse — our weekly reader poll in SmartBrief on Restaurants — tracks feedback from restaurant owners and managers about current trends and issues.
Last week’s poll question: Does your restaurant meet green standards?
Yes — 18.18%
No — 64.65%
I don’t know — 17.17%
Carl’s Jr. celebrated its 500th and “greenest” Green Burrito restaurant late last month. Seventy percent of the restaurant’s steel framing is made from recyclable materials, and it has a computer-operated electrical system, among other features.
Are you looking to green your restaurant? Start with SmartBrief on Sustainability, a free daily briefing that will help you track new technologies, cost-saving opportunities and the benefits of corporate social responsibility.