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Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) helps restaurants realize their sustainability potential & recognizes them for doing so.

LEAF-certified restaurants serve local, organic food, reduce their energy and water use, use environmentally-preferable supplies, reduce consumption and waste, and much, much more.

LEAF certification is only available through on-site audits by LEAF Accredited Consultants in Canada.

Learn more: LEAF websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with LEAF's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice

Member of

Unknown

Type

Other

Also manages

None.

Organization type: In transition to Not-For-Profit


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2009

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Food Other

Other categories: restaurants


Where this ecolabel is found
Canada



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Last updated: 20 January 2012