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2019 Green Resolutions for Consumers

Dining out has significantly grown in popularity, to the point that Americans now spend more money dining out than on groceries. Consumers have more of an impact than ever before while dining out, and luckily there are plenty of ways to dine green. The GRA has created a list of some Green Resolutions that consumers can implement. What is your green resolution for the year? Some ideas for you: Dine at a Certified Green Restaurant® Dine at restaurants that are accessible by public transportation Order a vegetarian dish Bring your own reusable take-out containers, straws, mugs, etc. Order only what you can eat Choose dishes with local and/or organic ingredients Tell your favorite restaurant abo

2019 Green Resolutions for Restaurants

Did you know that the U.S. restaurant industry produces about 100 billion pounds of trash a year and consumes 1/3rd of all the electricity in the retail sector? The impact that restaurants have on our planet is significant, but there are a variety of ways that restaurateurs can promote sustainable practices at their restaurant. The GRA has created a list of some Green Resolutions that restaurants can implement in 2019. What is your green resolution for the year? We’d love to hear! Some ideas for restaurants… Tell one fellow restaurateur about the GRA Replace conventional light bulbs with LEDs in restrooms Choose to replace one conventional food item with a sustainable alternative, highlight

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