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Trash Talk at Lofty Pursuits

When you've come into Lofty Pursuits you may have been hit with our huge selection of treats, our cool glassware we serve in, and our very nice hats (if I do say so myself.)
What you may have missed is what this means. We produce very little trash. Most ice cream stores produce huge amounts of trash. Cups and spoons get thrown out for every customer, and this really adds up. I know this, I worked at an ice cream store back in the mid 1980's when I was in high school. I remember hauling all that garbage out to the dumpster.
Thanks to our use of glassware and metal spoons, not only does the ice cream taste better,(just like wine does when served in glass,) but we produce very little waste.
So far we produce about one bag of garbage a day. Most of this is paper goods (napkins, straw rappers) and biodegradable things like coffee grounds and our wooden taster spoons. We manage to avoid all the bulky plastic cups that most places use.
Even if you get take out, you will find that most of our take out cups are biodegradable, even the plastic covers are made of corn plastic that can break down.
We also try to keep the waste down with the bulk food products we get. Our milk for instance comes from Ocheesee Dairy in Blountstown, where they deliver in returnable glass bottles. The glass helps this amazing milk taste better and keep longer, but it also lets us send back the bottles to be re-used again and again.
The next major shift will be to biodegradable straws. We finally have found one that we like that will work well with a milk shake. I hope to have those in sometime in the next month or so.
We hope to see you soon to try our ice cream in glass, and see how we keep down the amount of waste we produce.
Flavor update:
Pralines and cream has gone away for a little bit and Rum Raisin is in (My goodness this is good). Don't worry Pralines and Cream will be back soon enough.

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