Pizza Certe in New York is green certified by the Green Restaurant Association.
Pizza by Certe uses non-bleached, never bromated flour, including whole wheat and chickpea flours, in its pasta and crusts.
Rubio's uses containers made from recycled water bottles.
Roberta's Pizzeria in Brookyln has a garden in its backyard that grows 20 percent of the restaurant's produce. Fig and Apple trees also grow in the yard.
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Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill owner Ralph Rubio poses with Craig Snedden of Direct Pack Inc. and Nadim Bahou of Global PE in front of plastic bottles that will soon be recycled into packaging. Rubio's is using them for its salads.
KFC recently opened this green location in Indianapolis. It uses 25 percent less energy than other KFC restaurants.
GreenBox is not only a pizza box made from 100 percent recycled materials; it also transforms into serving plates and a carryout container for leftovers.
Pizza Fusion gives customers discounts who return used pizza boxes to the store for recycling.
Serving organic food is part of Pizza Fusion's business model.
Pizza Fusion uses only hybrid vehicles to deliver pizzas to customers.
A New Bedford, Mass., Domino's Pizza franchisee, Nelson Hockert-Lotz, uses two hybrid vehicles in his fleet of delivery vehicles.
Pizza by Certe grows in-house basil on what customers call the "green wall."