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P.O. Box 4216

Seal Beach, CA 90740


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Ocean Friendly Restaurants

Our Chapter's programs operate solely on your kind donations:

Ocean Friendly Restaurants (OFR) was founded with the mission of creating an ecologically sustainable restaurant industry. We believe in rewarding restaurants for doing the right thing for the environment, and we are here to do whatever we can to support them in that cause. Whether a restaurant needs help finding a supplier or training restaurant staff on environmentally conscious practices, we are here to help!

How to get started on becoming an Ocean Friendly Restaurant:


1. Contact your current to-go ware distributor and ask about environmentally friendly alternatives to Styrofoam, such as recycled paper, cardboard, or recycled plastic, aluminum, and corn/plant based products.


2. Educate your employees about how to properly dispose of greases, fats, and oils.


3. Create a plan to use safe storm water practices when cleaning the exterior of your facility, including maintaining your dumpsters.


4. Contact your local Surfrider Chapter at for help in obtaining environmentally preferred to-go ware suggestions, help in training your staff, and of course your free advertising for being Ocean Friendly!

Certified Ocean Friendly Restaurants

Judith Marquez

Ocean Friendly Restaurants



(661) 916-1859

For more information, please contact Judith:

As a participating member of the Ocean Friendly Restaurant program, restaurants will receive free advertising on Surfrider Foundation Huntington/Seal Beach Chapter’s website, Facebook page, this brochure, and the Eating Ocean Friendly Restaurant Guide.