We'd like to announce that LJ Crafted Wines is not only one of our Ocean Friendly Restaurants but is at a Platinum Level! Not only have they reached our required criteria, but they have gone above and beyond to reach every one of our objectives.
No expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam Only reuable tableware is used for onsite dining and takeaway utensils are only provided upon request Proper recycling practices are followed No plastic bags offered for to-go orders Plastic straws are provided only upon request No beverages sold in plastic bottles Discount is offered for customers with a reusable cup, mug, bag, etc. Vegetarian/vegan food options are offered on a regular basis; and or/all seafood must be a ‘Best Choice’ or ‘Good Alternative’ as defined by Seafood Watch or certified as sustainable Water conservation efforts, such as low-flow faucets and toilets, are implemented. Energy efficiency efforts such as LED lighting and Energy Star appliances are in place.
LJ Crafted Wines, located in La Jolla, is a wine bar that provides a happy, waste-free environment. They use reusable growlers that are directly poured from the barrel.
Comments from the restaurant:
"LJ Crafted Wines was born out of concern for the environment. Our patent-pending technology enables us to serve top-end wines direct from the barrel into reusable bottles. This process avoids the high energy production & disposal required for traditional single-use glass wine bottles. We pride ourselves in producing wines with a lighter carbon footprint, at the same time supporting a zero-waste lifestyle. "