Boston Tea Party
Manager: Naomi Warne
Actions to date:
No plastic bags given out, paper bags if needed.
No single use condiment sachets available, station provided inside for sugar and condiments are in glass jars
No takeaway coffee cups are given out – customers are asked to bring their own or they can loan from BTP.
Compostable Vegeware cups used for take away smoothie/juices
Paper straws given out if needed
Takeaway containers are Biopac, card based
Takeaway wooden cutlery provided if required
Provide water stations up and down stairs also Part of refill Devon scheme.
Menus are non-laminated card
Recycles glass, cardboard, plastic collected by Viridor. Food waste is collected by @Refood UK for anaerobic digestion and powers the collection vehicle.
All Printing is on sustainable stock and the printers plant the equivalent trees that they have used. They use earth friendly inks and recycle cartridges
Weekly stock count to monitor and minimise waste
All left over food is offered to staff or given to the homeless at the end of the day
Fruit and vegetables delivered loose on trays which are exchanged on delivery and reused.
All other suppliers deliver in reusable containers and collect cardboard.
Careful water management using flow restrictors on taps and flush restrictors on toilets
Monitor sales against power so appliances can be switched off to save power.
Source organic milk meat and eggs/ Chocolate fair trade and organic/Fish from sustainable waters
All old staff uniform – donated to charity
All electricity is sourced from ‘Green energy’ using renewable energy sources.
Upcycled cafe furniture and repurpose fixtures and fittings.
Removing single use cold drink containers
All remaining stock of cups was sent to r-cups to be recycled into reusable coffee cups
Always giving back to the community