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Apr 22, 2013

O'Hare, Midway restaurants asked to go green


Just in time for Earth Day on Monday, Chicago officials are moving to make all restaurants at O'Hare International and Midway airports recycle waste, use eco-friendly materials and include sustainable ingredients in at least 20 percent of their food. Many — such as Nuts on Clark and Fresh Sprigs Salads — have already decided to go green on their own, meeting the Aviation Department's 2-year-old Green Airplane Rating System for Concessions & Tenants voluntarily.

By Ellen Jean Hirst, Chicago Tribune reporter 8:01 p.m. CDT, April 21, 2013

Just in time for Earth Day on Monday, Chicago officials are moving to make all restaurants at O'Hare International and Midway airports recycle waste, use eco-friendly materials and include sustainable ingredients in at least 20 percent of their food.

The Department of Aviation's recently announced green-concessions policy will affect 248 restaurants and concessions operations at O'Hare and Midway.

Many — such as Nuts on Clark and Fresh Sprigs Salads — have already decided to go green on their own, meeting the Aviation Department's 2-year-old Green Airplane Rating System for Concessions & Tenants voluntarily.

The full article is published on ChicagoTribune.com.