Business Information
Name of Organization: 
The Taco Truck - Morristown, NJ
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Business Description: 
We have been bringing award-winning authentic Mexican street food to taco fanatics across the Northeast since we launched our first food truck in 2009. With a background in fine dining, we knew that we wanted to bring that same amazing experience to a fun, affordable and casual environment. We always source the best, local and all-natural ingredients to make both mouth and body happy.
Contact Person: 
Jason Scott
CEO / Founder
Business Location: 
The Taco Truck Morristown
50 Morris Street
07960 Morristown , NJ
United States
40° 47' 51.1008" N, 74° 28' 39.9576" W
Number of Employees: 
Friday, May 29, 2015
Energy Efficiency
Description of Action: 
The Taco Truck had installed all LED lights in the dining room. Automatic light sensors have been installed in the bathrooms. All appliances are Energy Star certified. Natural lighting is harvested through floor to ceiling windows.
Waste Recycling
Description of Action: 
The Taco Truck provides clearly labeled recycling collection containers both in the kitchen and dining room.
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
The Taco Truck provides composting for the kitchen and patrons. Food waste from the dining room can be deposited in clearly labeled compost bins, food scraps from the kitchen preparation areas are also composted as well as the compostable to go containers. Food is provided in baskets lined with compostable papers. All serving products are washable, compostable or recycled.
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Water Conservation
Description of Action: 
The Taco truck has installed low flow toilets, waterless urinals, and automatic bathroom faucets which has saved $791 on water expenses and 130,540 gallons of water last year. The Taco Truck intends to plant native plants and flowers to decrease water run off in outdoor seating areas.
Gallons Saved: 
130 540
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Develop Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Plan
Description of Action: 
The Taco Truck provides GMO free corn tortillas, all meats are antibiotic and hormone free and raised on a vegetarian diet. Many food products are seasonally locally sourced when available.
Provide Environmentally Preferable Products Services
Description of Action: 
All plates, food wrappings, straws, forks spoons are compostable. The Taco Truck purchases to go containers through a provider of plant based compostable products.
Serve Customers with Disabilities
Description of Action: 
The Taco Truck is committed to serving people with disabilities, braille has been placed on bathroom doors, the service counter opens at a lower level to accommodate customers in wheelchair, the Seeing Eye is welcome along with other service animals.
Community Other
Description of Action: 
The Morristown location contributes twice monthly to the community initiatives. To date they have provided a class to the Boys and Girls club on how to make guacamole, gift cards to the local PTA and fire departments, they have purchased adds in local non profit ad journals and have donated to the Taste of Morristown as well as Sustainable Morristown. 10% of sales made during one evening are donated to The GranFondo which is a local event that raises money for MS and local charities.