As sustainability has become more top-of-mind for guests when making restaurant decisions, sustainability practices have taken on a greater focus for owners and operators. According to the Restaurant Industry 2030 report, in the next 10 years, diners can expect to find more energy-efficient equipment, recycling programs, sustainably sourced menu items, and environmentally friendly restaurant design. The National Restaurant Association is a proud member of the recently announced Recycling Leadership Council a diverse group of stakeholders from consumer-facing industries, packaging companies, and the recycling ecosystem. Together, we are working to build a policy framework to reimagine the U.S. recycling system and guide advocacy at the federal, state, and local level.  Click here to learn more.