Green Restaurant Association Blog

December 14, 2016

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. 

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December 14, 2016

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 restaur...

December 9, 2016

The average restaurant produces about 100,000 pounds of trash a year. There are over 1 million restaurant locations in the United States. That is over 100 billion pounds of trash being created by U.S. restaurants alone. As we face environmental problems such as the Gre...

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