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Burgerville by the Numbers: Facts and Stats on Sustainability

It's time for Power Hour, when we spend a full 60 minutes dedicated to one topic, and one topic only. In honor of Burger Week, we're dedicating the hour to beloved local burger chain Burgerville. Here now, a by-the-numbers look at the chain's sustainability efforts.

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All 40 Burgerville restaurants send their used canola cooking oil to be transformed into biodiesel, a cleaner burning blend of diesel fuel.

The company purchases wind power credits in total to the amount of electricity used for all of its restaurants. Eliminating around 17.4 million pounds of carbon emissions annually, which correlates to taking 1,700 cars off the road.

The drive-thrus cater to bicyclists. In fact, it's highly encouraged.

Burgerville uses only hormone-free, humanely raised meat from Country Natural Beef.

All eggs for breakfast options come from naturally raised, cage-free chickens.

Burgerville supports local farms by spending 70% of its supply budget locally, that includes nearly 1,000 farms, ranches, and producers, all within a 400-mile food shed from Portland and Vancouver.

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