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5.4.2Provide a variety of low GHG food options and plant-based dining options in local restaurants, grocery stores, and catered events


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Some foods are associated with significantly higher emissions than others. When tasty low GHG food options are more readily available for all cultural and income groups in our community, they can become a part of our everyday food choices and a part of our culture. They also reduce the environmental impact of business operations.

This action will need to be done by businesses across the region, with support from organizations like Business Improvement Associations and Chambers of Commerce.


The City of Waterloo provides vegetarian and vegan options at catered events. Plant based food options are available at the RIM Park and WRMC facilities. There are several private restaurants and grocery stores within the City that offer plant-based food