18 Environmentally Friendly Restaurants That Are Straight-Up Living In 3018
Food waste → compost → fresh produce.
These fancy restaurants in London compost their food waste via a startup called Indie Ecology, which in turn ploughs it "back into the soil to grow fresh produce for the kitchens it came from":
And some restaurants in Denver — like Urban Farmer, for example — compost their food waste using a bicycle-powered pickup service called Scraps:
This restaurant serves the Impossible Burger, which is made entirely from plants and creates 87% less greenhouse gas emissions compared to cows — oh, and it actually tastes really fuckin' good:
This restaurant in Brooklyn gives away seed packets to encourage customers to "grow flowers at home and save the bees":
This restaurant in Minneapolis serves local beer and wine on tap rather than in bottles and cans:
The toilet at this Panera Bread has a water-saving dual-function handle to reduce water waste:
This restaurant in San Francisco operates an aquaponic greenhouse that converts food scraps into food for fish, which in turn fertilize its vegetable and herb production:
This Burger King in Delhi has a box for unused condiments:
The tables at this café in Maryland are made from old wooden construction signs:
This coffeeshop gives away used coffee grounds, which people can use as compost in their gardens:
This coffeeshop has fettuccine instead of plastic or wooden stirrers:
This café gives people a free cup of coffee for picking up trash from a nearby beach:
This restaurant in London is made from old shipping containers:
This restaurant doesn't give you a straw unless you ask:
And this restaurant in Illinois has 100% compostable straws (that don't disintegrate as you use them):
This café put plants beneath the water taps to catch falling droplets:
This takeaway bowl is made from compostable plant fiber, which will turn into soil in just 90 days:
And the lid to this takeaway box is made from recycled water bottles (two and a half of them to be exact!):
Know of a restaurant doing its part to save the environment? Let us know in the comments!
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