We’d like to introduce Red House Kitchen as one of our Ocean Friendly Restaurants! Not only has Red House Kitchen has taken the next step in becoming environmentally conscious by following our standard criteria, they have met all 10 of our restaurant based goals! Because of this, Red House Kitchen is on a Platinum Level, a great example to demonstrate that restaurants can be both successful and sustainable!
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.
Comments from the restaurant:
“We wanted to become an OFR because we feel that the waste we create, along with the food that we eat, can have an enormous impact on our environment. We see this on our family walks at the beach and in the estuary. We know that small ripples create big waves; little changes can make big differences. “