|The Grey Plume is the first Green Restaurant Association 4-Star Sustainabuild™ restaurant in the country and has accumulated more points than any other Certified Green Restaurant®.We are the:
The title represents great dedication to being stewards of the earth and comes with great responsibility. Good food only comes from good places, sustainable practices and the belief that nourishment and taste are only two aspects of food.
The Green Restaurant Association is a national certification similar to LEED® Certification, but which specifically applies to restaurants. It has been in application since 1960. For more information about qualifications and certification, visit dinegreen.com.
We have implemented multiple green initiatives into our curriculum and are committed to sustainable practices. From the 90% recycled content floors to the extensive LED lighting throughout, everything about our restaurant is smart, sophisticated, and sustainable. Nebraskans will be proud to have one of the greenest restaurant in the country in their own backyard.
Below is a list of our initial actions that have breathed life into used products and materials. While these items cover the majority of our practices, we are always striving to do more.
Furnishings and Building Materials
Water and Energy
Pollution and Chemical Reduction
The following items are made from materials that are either recycled, biodegradable, or compostable: