The Green Restaurant Association awards points for energy-saving elements from water use to composting and recycling. A 4-star rating requires 300 points, and the Base Camp Cafe received 487, the highest sustainability rating that any restaurant has ever received!

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Renovated restaurant opened in May, 2013.

Front counter at the restaurant.

Compost, recycle, chips, landfill – easy to see on the back deck of Base Camp Cafe.

Guests see the Green Food Cycle sign as they walk into Base Camp Cafe.

Clearly marked waste disposal containers in Base Camp Cafe.

Display of edible garden items on side deck of Base Camp Cafe.