Perhaps. No, better make that a “probably.”
The idea has caught on south of the border, with green watering holes apparently a bit hit with customers, according to a consulting firm’s survey.
The participating bars are promoting the fact that they are recycling glass bottles, composting leftovers and serving organic drinks. The survey found that 52 per cent of consumbers said that they’d visit a sustainable dining establishment more often that other restaurants and bars.
Are you listening, Canada?
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