How Do We Do It?
- Simple In-house Innovations: Using non toxic paints, buying local seasonal produce, buying Oceanwise seafood, recycling, using green cleaning products, using biodegradable containers, using low flush taps and toilets, using reclaimed wood furnishings, following an integrated menu with zero waste. We are constantly on the search for simple innovations to reduce our daily footprint.
- Buy green electricity for all of our restaurants from www.bullfrogpower.com. The green electricity comes from wind farms in the Elk Valley and Alberta. The biogas comes from a sewage plant in B.C.
- Offset the remainder of our carbon with www.offsetters.ca. Offsetters is a BC based
company that allows you to sponsor local projects. For example, in 2009 we supported a green house in Delta fuel switch from natural gas boiler to a bio-mass boiler with heat trapping curtains. To read more visit www.offsetters.ca
- Pay it forward. We go into local schools and have a dialogue with students about climate
change and challenge them to reduce their personal footprint at home. We then do fun
projects teaching them how to build their own eco-business, grow their own food or create
their own delicious and healthy snacks.
This is all made possible by the generous donation of our diners. Diners are given the option to contribute an extra 1% to sale of their bill - and 99.9% of diners do - a thousand milllion thanks to you all!