The Most Sustainable Restaurant In The World Might Be This School Cafeteria

At the Los Angeles Muse School, kids eat a plant-based diet from a kitchen run on solar power.

The greenest restaurant in the world—at least according to one ranking—is a school cafeteria. The Muse School kitchen, in a private school just outside Los Angeles, currently holds the highest ranking with the Green Restaurant Association.

The school grows its own food, composts, and the entire kitchen runs on solar power. But the biggest difference from typical school lunches is probably the fact that they decided to stop serving animal products.

"We're an environmental school," says cofounder Rebecca Amis. "We thought, we can't call ourselves environmental if we continue to eat meat and dairy."

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shan palmer