sustainability & our environmental initiatives
Environmental packaging has been a priority for us since we opened in 2001. Recycling, acting responsibly & sourcing biodegradable & environmental options are what we’re all about!
Proactively working to reduce plastic pollution has long
been a focus of ours.
Here’s an update on our Plastic Campaign so far...
All of these products are biodegradable & made from
Introduced cornstarch lids to our takeaway coffee cups - 2018
Eliminated the use of plastic straws - 2018
Reduced cling film usage in our company by 80%.- 2017/2018
Compostable takeaway bags - 2017
Retail cookie bags - biodegradable 2013
Cold drink cups - biodegradable - 2009
Takeaway salad pots - biodegradable - 2009
Recycled unbleached napkins - 2007
Cakes boxes - 2001
Takeaway cutlery - has always been wooden
We are continuing to aggressively target “every” aspect of single use plastic’s & excess consumables in our cafes, kitchen & bakery.
Did you know if you bring in your own take away coffee cup to any one of our cafes you receive 2aed off!
Our coffee & tea is 100% organic To avoid pesticides & avoid dangerous chemical residue.
Our takeaway cutlery is made from bamboo & always has been.Did you know bamboo is the fastest growing plant on the planet!
Since 2007 our napkins have been unbleached
& made from 100% recycled resources which
means they’re also biodegradable!
WE ONLY USE FAIRTRADE TEA & COFFEE To ensure support for the hard working farmers & their families who grow these wonderful products.
Both of our Tea and Coffee suppliers support communities & charities in both Ethiopia
& Sri Lanka.