How to live green when dining out

Renee Sweany, from offers tips for making green decisions when dining out.

There are little things you can do to be more green when eating out.”

-ask for no straw

green containers


-carry a piece of foil in your purse/wallet for leftovers OR keep a container in your car


-make it a habit to never leave home without your own water bottle

Green sticks


-carry your own chop sticks so you don’t have to use the disposable ones from the restaurant


-choose places that support local growers and producers

Green spoon


-carry your own spoons


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