Crosby’s convenience store in Lockport, N.Y., expects the equivalent of 70 free days of electricity per year from an array of solar power panels it recently installed. The company says it’s the first solar-powered convenience store in the region.
With four tortilla chip ovens operating for three shifts, five days a week, Wyandot Inc., a full-service snack food processor in Marion, Ohio, saw an opportunity to use the energy going out of its exhaust stacks.
International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) exhibitors have until June 1 to submit their applications for the IBIE B.E.S.T. in Baking sustainability program. Exhibitors who demonstrate significant environmental sustainability will be recognized at IBIE 2013 in Las Vegas, Oct. 6-9, as well as in preshow promotions, press releases and on IBIE's website and social media channels.
Applications for submissions to IBIE’s sustainability program are due June 1; a panel of expert judges will evaluate your company’s environmental impact, feasibility, innovation and return on investment. The program recognizes suppliers that foster energy conservation, reduced water and landfill use, healthy living and/or a reduction in the overall impact on the environment.