Bates College Earns Third Green Restaurant Star

Bates Dining, which in 2002 was the first food-service operation in higher education to join the Green Restaurant Association, recently earned a third star in its sustainability rating from the GRA.

Bates Dining, which in 2002 was the first food-service operation in higher education to join the Green Restaurant Association, recently earned a third star for its Green Restaurant sustainability rating from the GRA.

The improved rating, the GRA’s second-highest, puts Bates into rarefied company. The school says only five other U.S. colleges or universities boast three-star ratings.

Long noted for its sustainable practices, Bates implemented 65 action steps ranging from

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