Restaurant & Food Service Facilities
Green restaurant and food service facilities are businesses that are committed to conserving Hawaii’s natural resources by implementing practices that conserve and save water, energy, and lower the amount of solid waste generated. Some restaurants, for example, are incorporating green practices by providing plastic straws and take out bags only upon customer request, or replaced with compostable alternatives. In addition, restaurants have the opportunity to engage in “green” business habits by following the “ocean friendly” restaurant Hawaii criteria. If a restaurant or food waste facility meets the requirements to become a certified green business, they will be recognized as operating in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.