News : Nearing 90, Young's Restaurant Discovering "Green" Fountain of Youth

Aug 3, 2010

Published in the Business NH Magazine

By Jim Cavan

Kenny Young has a saying. Well, actually it's his coffee mug that has the saying emblazoned on its side. But it's the Young's Restaurant owner himself who has learned to impart it every day at the downtown Durham staple.

It reads: "Going green is just the right thing to do."

It's a mantra that the inheritor of the 89-year-old eatery had to learn over time. "For me, it's all about the learning curve," says Young. "I'm 53, and I grew up in a time where we threw everything away without really thinking about it. So I like having the mug as a daily reminder."

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