When it comes to embarking on your sustainability journey, it can be daunting knowing where to start. David Harris reveals the 10 steps that will have the biggest impact on the planet – and your profits
There are as many ways to make your business more sustainable as there are ways to cook vegetables. But where should you start? What actions are going to have the most impact? How precisely will each of those things make your operation a greener one? And which ones will save, rather than cost, you money? There is plenty of advice to be had, particularly from organisations that have been set up expressly to address operators’ challenges of wanting to be more sustainable while also ensuring financial stability. We spoke to several such organisations, including the Carbon Trust, waste experts WRAP, the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future and the United Nations’ World Food Programme to see what practical measures they would advise operators to put in their top 10.
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