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First sector-specific toolkit launched to help operators deal with disposable catering items

First sector-specific toolkit launched to help operators deal with disposable catering items

The first sector-specific guide to help foodservice businesses to find the best available alternatives to single-use plastics has been launched by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). The easy-to-use manual is designed to provide restaurants and other hospitality businesses, large and small, with all the essential information to ask the right questions in order to make

Catering firm gains prestigious ‘Three Stars’ from SRA after mammoth sustainability push

CH&CO has become the largest and most diverse contract caterer to be awarded the top-level Three Star rating by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). The SRA rating, which is regarded as the Michelin Stars of sustainability, encompasses the whole CH&CO business, including workplaces, destinations, venues, events, education, livery and healthcare. Sustainability is an important long-term

Incoming SRA chief sets global foodservice goal

The incoming chief executive of the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) says he aims to make the UK hospitality sector the most sustainable in the world.   Andrew Stephen joins an organisation that has grown from 50 member sites at launch in 2010, to more than 6,000 under the stewardship of former managing director, Mark Linehan, who

SRA supplier approval for tech system that calculates kitchen energy usage

CaterOps, the company behind a special industry software system that allows operators to forecast energy consumption in their kitchen estates, has gained ‘Approved Supplier’ status with the Sustainable Restaurant Association. The cloud-based technology is designed to help companies easily manage catering assets and predict energy consumption, carbon footprint, lifecycle costs and capital expenditure. These sorts

First induction supplier inducted into SRA equipment list

British catering equipment manufacturer Induced Energy has been approved to become a member of the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) as a ‘food made good’ listed supplier. The Northamptonshire-based outfit, which specialises in induction cooking technology, said it was a “tough process” to get through, but that the listing reinforced the credibility and visibility of its

SRA adds equipment supplier to sustainable listing

BRITA Professional has become a Sustainable Restaurant Association ‘Food Made Good’ Supplier, providing an endorsement of its all-round commitment to sustainability. The approved status allows BRITA Professional to carry the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s Food Made Good stamp, meaning that accredited operators have peace of mind that BRITA Professional products and services will help them meet

University Caterers Association strives for improved sustainability

Reducing energy consumption and improving waste management for water and food are at the heart of an initiative by the University Caterers Association (TUCO) to improve their sustainability credentials. The organisation will expand on its work with the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) and launch a co-branded programme to enable UK universities and colleges to put

Lack of awareness around tax breaks holding operators back

A lack of awareness around government incentives to buy greener equipment, specifically refrigeration, is preventing operators fully exploiting the financial and operational benefits currently available to them. That was one of the key points to emerge from Gram’s latest Go Green Debate, which saw a panel of industry experts take part in a live webinar.