Food Waste – Courtrauld Commitment 2025

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reports that roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost or wasted. These startling figures are a potent counterweight to the...

Lucidity’s Got SOL (Sustainable, Organic, Local)

When it comes to walking the talk on matters of sustainability, there is none other than food activist Alison Hensley. As Lucidity’s Sustainability Sphere coordinator and co-founder of SOL (sustainable, organic, and local) Food Festival she is constantly advocating,...

Rio 2016 Olympics to Serve Sustainable Seafood

All seafood served at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be certified as sustainably wild caught and responsibly farmed, according to an agreement signed yesterday. According to the memorandums of understanding (MOUs) between the Rio 2016 Organizing...

OzHarvest Food Rescue

OzHarvest began when founding director Ronni Kahn decided she was not prepared to be part of the waste cycle that is a natural outcome of the hospitality industry. Being a part of this industry for over 20 years she had seen a lot of food wasted. So she spent time...

Asapana Palm Leaf Plates

Asapana are manufactures, traders & distributors of areca palm leaf plate products made from fallen palm leaves. Asapana is located in Goa, India and manufactures palm leaf plates in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Their products are distributed...

Hydration Station

In 2011 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon started using water hydrants for fluid stations for competitors in place of bottled water.  They work closely with the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department to coordinate the use of the hydrants for event day.  Permits are...

Water on Wheels

Water on Wheels, also known as ‘WOW’, is a mobile water service based in Canada. Founded in 2010, WOW is committed to minimising the use of commercially-bottled water at events by providing mobile water refill stations in key locations. WOW refill stations are...

Sustainable Table

Sustainable Table uses food as an entrée to explore sustainability issues. With up to 60% of our eco-footprint embodied in the food that we buy there is no better place to start. We are working to build an engaged community of people who want to learn about...

Local Menu Sourcing and Planning

When planning the 2012 Sustainable Meetings Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Three Squares Inc were challenged with the potential frost on the ground in April limiting the variety of local produce available for menu selection.  Because they were planning the event to...

Way Out Veggie

Music festival Way Out West (WOW) in Sweden takes their sustainability performance seriously and catering has been taken one step further with a requirement for seasonal and local sourcing, under the responsibility of Restaurant Wasa Allé and Mats Nordström who has...

Tollwood Festival

Since its very first festival in 1988, Tollwood Festival has embraced concern for environmental impacts into the event’s production. What began with the demonstration of a small solar cell has grown over the years into an essential and extremely effective part of the...

Sustainable Seafood Square at Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

Sustainable Table works to build an engaged community of people who want to learn about sustainable food production and how they can support a fair food system for all. By designing challenging and creative events with restaurant and community partners, tapping into...

Can you do a 100 Mile Menu?

For event catering, source all fresh produce, meats and beverages from within 100 miles of the event location. You're also supporting the local economy, and your produce has not cross crossed the country (or the globe) to get to you. Local produce means short...

We love Farm To Fork at MCEC

Visiting sustainable farmers, producers and winemakers across Victoria, Australia, the kitchen team at MCEC challenge traditional venue catering by producing in-house menus using the freshest seasonal and local produce matched with hand-selected regional...

Only Serve Sustainable Seafood at your event

If you're serving or selling seafood at your event, ensure the seafood choices are from sustainable sources. The issues in seafood sourcing include over-fishing, by catch, destruction of seabeds, sale of threatened species and cruelty (eg shark finning). To be certain...

Set Up A Hydration Station – go bottled water free

Set up water refill stations or have people with water backpack tanks as mobile refillers. Sell or give away branded refillable water bottles. Don't sell any packaged water. This is a great sponsorship opportunity. Be aware of giving away cheap bottles as they are...

Use the Water Monster at your UK event!

The mobile water distribution system for events and crowds. The WaterMonster system is the modern and efficient way of hydrating event participants and relief workers. We have developed the ideal method for delivering bulk water to any thirsty crowd. The WaterMonster...