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All business owners want money saving tips, whether you are a landlord, restauranteur or hotel proprietor. Ideas for saving money and cutting costs can be found in all areas of the business, but often fall under a few categories like sustainability, maintenance of your facilities and equipment, best practices for staff and marketing ideas that attract new customers, guests and renters.

Making a move towards sustainability can be a great way to attract guests to your hotel, or clientele to any company. Reducing fuel, water and other energy is not just all the rage – it’s great for the bottom line! Reducing food waste in your restaurant, harvesting free water via rain barrels and installing energy efficient appliances are some great ways to go green and save money.

Landlords with studio apartments sitting empty need to make sure these spaces are equipped with modern conveniences that highlight their best features. Restauranteurs with empty chairs and tables should consider changing the menu based on the trends in your region.

More money saving tips can be found by taking care of the purchases you have already made! Your pipes and all appliances that use water will thank you for installing a water softener because you will help them to run more smoothly! Also, any equipment with engines should undergo regular maintenance to ensure the highest level of operation. Hotels should have housekeeping staff check alarm clocks, coffee makers and other small appliances regularly, along with their normal cleaning duties.

 

 

food waste in restaurants
Industry News & Tips, Restaurants

Reducing Restaurant Food Waste: 9 Tips for Food Waste Solutions

Smart restaurant owners can use these great tips to address the problem of food waste and reduce the amount of product that ends up in the dumpster out back.

Restaurant food waste comes from several sources. It may be food that spoils because it’s been in your kitchen too long. It may be food that drops on the floor and becomes unsanitary to serve. It may be food that your customers send back, either uneaten or as scraps of a satisfying meal. Whatever the source, reducing food waste will improve several parts of your business. It saves you money, gives back to the community and can even bring in some good press for a new restaurant or a rebranding.

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Energy Savings & Money Savings, Hot Water, Water Heater Repairs

Proactive Plumbing Maintenance Tips To Prevent Common Commercial Plumbing Issues

Preventative plumbing maintenance is the first step to avoiding the worst problems.

Plumbing problems are a fact of life—they’re going to happen, no matter what. You have one of two options: wait for problems to manifest and try to deal with the unexpected expenses (and headache), or you can be proactive about your plumbing.

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Energy Savings & Money Savings

From Roof to Restaurant: Starting an On-site Restaurant Garden

The benefits to building a green roof or on-site farm are clear.

If you run a local restaurant, chances are you’re looking to increase your profits while decreasing costs, draw in more customers and build local support from the residents in your neighborhood. Advertising is expensive and only goes so far. An exclusive, healthy and delicious menu is ideal, but the costs associated with this add up quickly.

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Food and Beverage & Food Manufacturing, Industry News & Tips, Restaurants

Behind the Bar: The Modern Trend of Wine on Tap

A new trend is sweeping the nation, and we can guarantee that you’re going to want to hear about this!

A bar should be an inviting place where people want to spend their time. They want to enjoy themselves enough to spend some of their hard-earned cash at your restaurant or bar establishment. We know. You get it. That’s great and all, but there is a big difference between a friendly neighborhood watering hole and your competition across the street that offers all you do, plus the conveniences of a 21st century establishment.

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Apartments & Property Management, Industry News & Tips

Your How-To Guide: Attracting & Keeping Good Tenants

Every landlord faces the same challenge: finding and keeping good tenants. It can be a lot harder than you might think.

At the same time, it doesn’t have to be difficult if you understand what a good tenant is and what they look for in a rental property. There are a number of factors to consider when trying to attract responsible tenants. Some are obvious, but others are much less so. Figure out what these factors are and you’re on your way to saving (and making) money.

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Energy Savings & Money Savings

Can’t Compost? Think Again! Commercial Composting Options for Your Restaurant

Love the idea of composting your restaurant food waste, but can’t make it happen on-site? Consider commercial composting!

There’s no need to compromise your values and commitment to the environment just because your restaurant or small business is unable to compost. Composting companies offer an inventive service to help with your food waste reduction efforts. And we’ve got a couple more out-of-the-box strategies to help you recycle your food leftovers.

(Post updated with new information on 5/23/17.)

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