Certified Green Restaurant
The Green Restaurant Association (GRA) is a national non-profit organization that was founded in 1990 to shift the restaurant industry toward ecological sustainability. For 22 years, the GRA has pioneered the Green Restaurant® movement. Using a transparent and turnkey Certification system, the GRA has made it easy for thousands of restaurants to profit and successfully become more environmentally sustainable. With the world’s largest database of environmental solutions for the restaurant industry, the GRA provides environmental consulting, education, and the only official standard for Certified Green Restaurants®. In 2009, the New York State Restaurant Association announced its official endorsement of the GRA, joining EPA Energy Star for Small Business, Environmental Defense Fund, and several other national environmental groups.