How green is your machine? Have you developed ways to help bakers reduce packaging, harness or reduce energy, cut down on wastewater or just improve their carbon footprint? The 2010 International Baking Industry Exposition has a program for you.

As part of a commitment to positive transformation in the world, the IBIE 2010 show, along with Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine and The Long Co., is recognizing IBIE exhibitors who have made a commitment to the environment.

It’s called B.E.S.T. in Baking program where exhibitors can showcase how the industry is becoming environmentally sustainable together. The program isn’t a contest. Rather, it’s a way to evaluate and acknowledge companies, both in pre-show promotions and at the IBIE show, that are focusing on sustainability through innovative product, services technologies and other programs.

IBIE runs from Sept. 26-29 in Las Vegas.

Please email Janine Mlynarcik at jmlynarcik@thelongco.com if your organization would like to participate. For more information on IBIE, go to www.IBIE.org.