Food is almost always the biggest attraction at any catered event, but what goes uneaten usually ends up in the landfill. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, food is the single largest contributor to that trash system than any other municipal solid waste. Unfortunately, when food decomposes in landfills it creates methane, a powerful
At Rivers Edge Catering, we believe it is our responsibility to keep our business practices as sustainable as possible. But it can be daunting when we are constantly bombarded with confusing choices and conflicting information.
At Rivers Edge Catering, providing delicious meals that are sustainably sourced is a key part of our business. We feel that the best way to serve our customers is by committing ourselves to finding and creating lasting relationships with great food vendors within close proximity to Portland. We also believe it is our responsibility to
Sustainability is incredibly important to us at Rivers Edge Catering, and we place a high value on maintaining a respectful relationship with the environment. With genetically modified and processed food production on the rise, sustainability is a growing focus of many dedicated chefs in the food industry. It’s also a popular topic among the general
Catered events can generate a lot of waste. From catering platters and lids, to disposable plates and utensils, waste is inevitable. When planning any event, please consider the 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle). Reduce: Instead of sending paper invitations, send emails and/or set up a website. If you must use paper invitations, print them on
Sustainability and responsible stewardship of our environment is very important to us at Rivers Edge Catering. Our respectful relationship with the environment begins with the farmers who produce the ingredients to our place of business. In order to ensure quality in our products, we seek to maintain personal relationships with farmers across the region. Together,