A loaf of whole grain bread, a pie plump with organic apples, some wholesome breakfast muffins-look for food that is both delicious and environmentally friendly. The sustainability ratings for the bakeries included here were based on the following:
the percentage of grains and dairy products used that are certified organic;
the percentage of eggs that are either certified organic and free-range/cage-free, and/or locally raised and free-range/ cage-free without the use of hormones and/or antibiotics;
the percentage of produce used that is certified organic and/or locally grown without pesticides and chemical fertilizers;
and the percentage of stocked prepared foods and beverages that are certified organic.
Greenopia also looked at whether or not the available bags and carry-out containers were biodegradable, compostable, and/or made with recycled, recyclable, and/or chlorine-free materials. The sustainability ratings are based on,
at least 25% meet the above criteria.
at least 50% meet the above criteria.
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at least 75% meet the above criteria.
at least 90% meet the above criteria.
To learn more about the Greenopia and their ratings, visit www.greenopia.com.
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