The Eateries Outreach team focuses on partnering eateries in Singapore to support the adoption of sustainable practices.
Video Feature of top-rated eateries in sustainability
After gathering feedback from the public on eco-friendly practices in eateries, we devised a stringent criterion for sustainable eateries, then narrowed down the list of sustainable eateries.
To document each eatery’s practices, we filmed scenes of their best practices as well as wrote an article.
Following the Sustainable Eateries series, we partnered with NEA to create a checklist that serves as a guide for eateries to becoming more sustainable.
Straw-Lite Eateries was one of our early campaign, focusing on plastic straws. Plastic straws are ubiquitous across cafes and restaurants in Singapore, yet they are used for only minutes before being thrown away. Many straws find their way into the environment, polluting our beaches and injuring turtles and seabirds.
We are currently reaching out to cafes and restaurants across Singapore to encourage them to adopt a “straw-lite” policy, so that they only give out straws when requested. We also encourage eateries to phase out plastic disposables from their operations wherever they can.
We are proud to be working with the following partners:
- Plastic drinking straws have been removed from their stores. Bio-degradable straws made from corn will be available but only upon request.
- They encourage the use of re-usable shopping bags. Customers can purchase their new re-usable Baker & Cook hessian bags for only $10 to reduce use of plastic carry bags.
- Customers can receive a 50 cent discount from any size of take-away drink if they bring their own re-usable take away cup
- Baker & Cook branded Sol reusable take-away coffee cups can be purchased instore.