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Certified Green Restaurant®

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Green Restaurant Association Seal is an ecolabel for restaurants that have committed to sustainability.

STANDARDS

  • 10 Points in each of the Energy, Water, Waste, Chemicals, Food, and Packaging
  • 100 Points for 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant® level
  • 175 Points for 3 Star Certified Green Restaurant® level
  • 300 Points for 4 Star Certified Green Restaurant® level
  • Full Scale Recycling
  • Styrofoam Free
  • Annual Education

Learn more: Certified Green Restaurant® websiteExternal Site

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

Conformity with Certified Green Restaurant®'s standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Green Restaurant Association

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.


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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. 1990

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Appliances Fish / Fisheries Food Packaging Tourism Waste management & Recycling


Where this ecolabel is found
Canada United States



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Last updated: 20 January 2012