Single-use materials are a momentary convenience that last a lifetime. Many plastics, even plant-based varieties, are not recyclable in curbside programs and do not biodegrade in landfills. Much of this waste instead slowly degrades into microplastics and enter our water, food, and air.
Join the Borough's Sustainable Storefronts recognition program today to have your business recognized for leadership on this important issue!
How to Participate
Restaurants, Bars, and Cafes - Choose 3 of 5
Use recyclable paper bags for takeout
No plastic straws - biodegradable option by request
No plastic takeout containers
100% reusable wares for on-site dining
Retail - commit to all
Use recyclable paper bags
Encourage customers to BYO bags
thank you to the following businesses for joining sustainable storefronts! Updated Feb 2021