Crossroads Cafe at Babson’s Reynolds Campus Center Becomes 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant®
Crossroads Cafe at the Babson College Donald W. Reynolds Campus Center has been certified as a 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable. Crossroads Cafe received 147.25 GreenPoints™ on the GRA’s rigorous certification scale and implemented 35 environmental steps.
Highlights of Green Accomplishments:
- Comprehensive recycling and composting program, which can divert up to 90% of waste from the landfill
- Energy Star equipment, which is 30-40% more efficient than traditional models
- High efficiency faucet aerators, which help to save energy and water
- Cup sleeves, napkins, office paper, and paper bags are made with materials recovered from curbside recycling bins
See Reynolds Crossroads Cafe’s detailed Green Label and all their environmental steps.
The Donald W. Reynolds Campus Center (RCC) is a 38,000-square-foot facility that serves as a crossroads and living room for the campus. As it houses the Campus Store, dining options, gaming options, student mail services, serenity and student resource rooms,
About the Green Restaurant Association
The Green Restaurant Association is a national non-profit organization that provides the only official Certified Green Restaurants® mark in the country. For 25 years, the GRA has pioneered the Green Restaurant® movement and has been the leading voice within the industry encouraging restaurants to listen to consumer demand and green their operations using transparent, science-based certification standards. With their turnkey certification system, the GRA has made it easy for thousands of restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable in a profitable manner. The GRA has been featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News, NPR, and in The New York Times, and The Washington Post. Visit www.dinegreen.com.
About Babson College
Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds®. The top-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.