Environmental Sustainability

Foodservice Sustainability

Our Sustainability Program

President's Message

At Paradise, we are committed to reducing our environmental footprint and protecting nature's resources for future generations. As a socially responsible business partner, we launched a sustainability initiative in 2009. I want to share our successes and plans for the future.

Ron Peters

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Carbon Emissions / Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Carbon Emissions Reduction of 454,900 Tons of CO2, past 5 years
  • Saved Over 5,050 cu. ft. of Gas Usage per year
  • Saved Over 13.1 Million KWHs of Electricity, past 5 years
    (Enough to power 5,110 homes per month.)
  • Eliminated 13.9 Million Truck Miles, past 5 years
    (Equates to going back & forth from New York City to Los Angeles about 4,989 times.)
  • Saved 7,100 Tons of Coal, past 5 years
    (Equates to 177 forty ton truckloads of coal.)

2017 goal - Reduce Carbon Emissions by an Additional 8%.2017 Goal: Reduce Carbon Emissions by an Additional 8%.


Water Conservation & Reduction

  • Reduced Water Use Over 9.66 Billion Gallons
    (Equates to supplying 3.2 million people from Los Angeles with water for one month.)

2017 goal - Reduce Water Usage by an Additional 8%.2017 Goal: Reduce Water Usage by an Additional 8%.


Waste Reduction by Recycling

  • Landfill Reduction of More Than 12,500 Tons, past 5 years
    (Equates to landfill waste from 35,850 restaurants per year.)
  • Over 501,700 Trees Saved by Recycling and Reuse, past 5 years
  • Saved Over 965 Acres of Forest Trees, past 5 years

2017 goal - Reduce Waste by an Additional 8%.2017 Goal: Reduce Waste by an Additional 8%.


No Toxic and/or Hazardous Materials

  • Electric Forklifts in Plants, Rechargeable Batteries
  • Low NOX Boilers to Reduce Environmental Pollutants, Carbon Emissions
  • No Ammonia in Plants, Ensures Employee Safety, Pro Environmental Efforts

2017 goal - Continue to keep facilities free of all toxic and hazardous materials.2017 Goal: Continue to keep facilities free of all toxic and hazardous

materials.


Corporate Sustainability

  • Partnership with Local Energy Company to Utilize Renewable Resources
  • Source “Green” Materials for All Facilities
  • Sustainability of Cleaning Materials

Employee Sustainability

Increase employee engagement through voluntary sustainability involvement, awareness programs and other on-site conservation efforts.


Corporate Sustainability

Sustainable Practices