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Best Reusable Coffee Cup in Australia
Us Australians love our coffee. We're famous for our cafe culture the world over, and boy do we take it seriously. We have leading industry bodies, like the Australian Specialty Coffee Association, and Melbourne is set to be the host of the 2020 World Barista Championships.
But what impact does our coffee drinking have on the environment? In 2016, it was estimated that Australians used 1 billion disposable coffee cups each year. These take away cups end up in landfill and, although most disposable cups look like they're made of paper, it's the plastic lining coating the cups that's causing problems for the eco-system.
Food-Waste, a marketing strategy
How to make food-waste recycling the focus of your marketing strategy
Fast casual restaurants not only fit into a unique niche with diners, but they also have unique opportunities when it comes to operations. Many chains are taking the opportunity to source only locally grown, organic and sustainable ingredients, and consumers have shown that those purchasing options make a difference to them.
As the trend of sustainable sourcing continues to gain traction, restaurants are looking to set themselves apart from the competition with eco-conscious consumers.
A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life of Restaurant Food Waste
I read the news today.....
As a restaurant owner, we are supposed to be thinking about food waste and cutting costs all the time; profit keeps the doors open, losses shut them.
Here is a simple example of how to save money by reducing waste from bread service. A 100-seat restaurant open five days a week, 360 days a year could save upwards of $30,000 a year by removing and butter from the table and offering other options.
Melbourne has been hiding 'magic' coffee from australia
We all know that coffee can be pretty magical.
But it seems melbourne has been keeping a secret from the rest of the country.
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