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Morris Arboretum Café Preparing for "Green" Certification

November 27, 2013

Morris Arboretum is working to have its Compton Café certified as a Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association. They are working on accumulating points in seven categories such as water efficiency, waste reduction and recycling, and sustainable food. Additionally, the Arboretum must have a full-scale recycling program and be free of polystyrene foam  (which they currently are), and commit to educating Arboretum visitors on environmental sustainability.

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40% by 2014 is Penn's five-year goal for recycling paper, cardboard, and commingled materials.

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