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A new eco-friendly KFC restaurant in Indianapolis is seeking LEED certification for its eco-friendly design. Yes, I did say KFC...
While an eco-friendly KFC seems like an oxymoron, it is heartening to see even fast-food companies take the leap into sustainability. KFC's parent company, Yum! Brands Inc. (which also owns Taco Bell & Pizza Hut), opened another LEED-certified KFC/Taco Bell combo in Massachusetts in 2009 and introduced reusable to-go containers as part of their E3 initiative.
So what makes this new restaurant so "green"? Things like energy efficient lights and kitchen equipment, recycling cooking waste, using recycled building materials, and giving preferred parking spots for hybrid vehicles. (I wonder how often those will get used...) So if you're into fast food, it seems like the Yum! Brands aren't chicken (sorry, bad pun) about going green.
Read more about it from BusinessWire.com.