Sustainable Catering Contracts
Action Area: Resource Use
Action Item: Sustainable Catering Contracts
Include sustainable measures in catering contract (organic, local, reduced packaging/no single use plastics, donate leftover food to local charities, no plastic water bottles). Ensure the caterer has a policy to reduce food waste, such as donating leftover food. If not, support the creation of one using this guide or through research. Consider including one meatless meal each week to reduce carbon emissions.
Meeting with management to organize procurement of food vendors contract. Set targets that align with your organization. Consult staff and crew to learn of any dietary requirements. Educate crew on the rationale for changes to the food.
Less food waste, reduced costs in waste disposal, healthier food, reduce carbon emissions and donate food to local charities. Some reports indicate that more food waste winds up in landfills than plastic. Food waste produces methane gas which is a particularly potent greenhouse gas.
Beverage, Catering, Charity, Composting, Craft Services, Donate, Food, Local, Location Support, Organic waste, Plastic-free, Procurement, Production, Recycling, Reuse, Studio, waste reduction, Water, Zero Waste
Environmental Media Association
Awards, Brand, Certification, Communications, Education, Events, Gold Seal, Green Seal, Leadership, Marketing, Nonprofit, Onscreen, Production, Program, Reporting, Sustainability, Training
8909 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, Other, 90211
Colleges and Institutes Canada
Clean Tech, Digital, Eco Production Assistant, Education, Employment, Environmental Steward, Incentives, Internship, Low Carbon, Media, Production, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Training, waste reduction, Zero Carbon
701-1 rue Rideau Street, Ottawa, Greater Toronto Area, K1N 8S7
GeoSource Energy Inc.
Buildings, Clean Energy, Clean Tech, Conservation, Construction, Cooling, Cost Savings, District Energy, Energy Savings, Facilities, Geothermal, Heating, Incentives, Innovation, Low Carbon, Renewable Energy, Retrofit, Studio, Warehouse, Zero Carbon
1508 Highway 54, Caledonia, Greater Toronto Area, N3W2G9
Clean Air Partnership
Clean Tech, Education, Employee Engagement, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Government, Innovation, Market Transformation, Municipalities, Not-for-Profit, Policy, Renewable Energy, Training, Utility, Voluntary, Water
75 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Greater Toronto Area, M5G 1P4
Canada Green Building Council
Buildings, Certification, Construction, Education, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Star, Events, Facilities, Festivals, Furniture, LEED, Low Carbon, Not-for-Profit, Paint, Quality Assurance, Retrofit, Training, Waste, WELL Standard, Zero Carbon, Zero Emission, Zero Waste
National Office: 100 Murray Street,, Suite 400, Ottawa, Greater Toronto Area, K1N 0A1
Warren's Waterless Printing Inc.
Advertising, Carbon Offset, Certification, Clean Energy, Communications, Digital, Ink, Marketing, Office, Paper, Paperless, Printing, Production, Sign, Sustainability, Water
Laycock, Warren's Waterless Printing Inc., Toronto, Greater Toronto Area, M9M 2H4
Batteries, Camera, Charity, Chemicals, Circular Economy, Conservation, Donate, E-Waste, Electronics, Energy Storage, Equipment, Hazardous Waste, Innovation, Lighting, Office, Post-Production, Power, Recycling, Refurbishment, Reuse, Waste
700 Ormont Drive, Toronto, Greater Toronto Area, M9L 2V4
A-Way Express Courier
Active Transportation, Charity, Courier, Delivery, Electric Vehicles, Employment, Hybrid Vehicles, Innovation, Location Support, Low Carbon, Mental Health, Office, Paper, Public Transportation, Shipping, Social Enterprise, Social Innovation, Sustainability, Transportation, Zero Carbon
2168 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Greater Toronto Area, M4C 1K3
Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design
Circular Economy, Costumes, Recycle, Reuse, Wardrobe
123 Address unavailable, Toronto, Greater Toronto Area, M5A 4L1
Sustainable Media Production Canada
Certification, Communication, Consulting, Donate, Education, Employee Engagement, Engagement, Environmental Services, Events, grants, Incentives, Location Support, Marketing, Municipalities, Not-for-Profit, Policy, Project Management, Studio, Sustainability, Training, Volunteer, Warehouse
Remote Location, Toronto, Greater Toronto Area, M5S 2R4
Building, Carbon Offset, Communication, Employee Engagement, Energy, Event, Facilities, Fleet, Fuel, Geothermal, Hybrid, Innovation, Location Support, Low Carbon, Marketing, Office, Power, Renewable Energy, Solar, Studio, Sustainability, Transportation, Travel, Utility, Warehouse, Wind, Zero Emission
160 John Street, Suite 500, Toronto, Greater Toronto Area, M5V 2E5
City of Toronto: Live Green Perks program
Active Transportation, Circular Economy, Communication, Communities, Cooling, Cost Savings, Electric Vehicles, Employee Engagement, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Engagement, Food, Government, Grant, Heating, Incentive, Innovation, Local, Marketing, Municipalities, Office, Paper, Programs, Public Transportation, Renewable Energy, Retrofit, Reuse, Sustainability, Sustainable Finance, Transportation, Utility, Volunteer, Waste Diversion, waste reduction, Water
2nd Floor, Metro Hall,, 55 John St., Toronto, Greater Toronto Area, M5V 3C6
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