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The Vermont Green Restaurant Program is a sector program of the Vermont Green Business Program. All Vermont Green Business programs are FREE, voluntary, environmental assistance and business recognition programs offered by the Environmental Assistance Office of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and the Vermont Small Business Development Center. The goals of the Partnership are to improve environmental and economic performance and to promote public recognition of environmental excellence for businesses.
The Green Restaurant designation will recognize Vermont's Environmental Leaders in the dining sector. The program standards require that best management practices be achieved in energy efficiency, water and waste reduction, recycling, purchasing, and operations. Technical assistance is provided in an on-site visit to help identify best management practices and with completing the application process.
Once a member, businesses are kept abreast of new practices and products, savings opportunities, and seminars or other notable events through emails.