Base Camp Cafe
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Received Green Restaurant Association’s Four-Star Rating, the highest
rating possible.
 Base Camp Café is considered the Greenest Restaurant in
America by the GRA (462.48 points).
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LED lighting and natural lighting throughout building.
On-site Aquaponics is used for growing vegetables and herbs
that are then used in the restaurant.
Recycled 1930s building to divert construction waste from
landfill.
70% of venders for Produce are within 100—250 miles of the zoo.
95% of all post-consumer waste from the Café is diverted from landfills.
Certified Grassfed burgers from White Clover Farms.
Most of the equipment is now Energy Star rated.
Old grease is turned into biofuels.
Furniture is made of plantation grown teak.
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