Auditing Services (Environmental)

Terra Sustainability Consulting Inc. (St. John’s, NL)
Terra Sustainability is a sustainability advisory committed to greening your business by reducing your operational impacts on the environment, saving money and enhancing your environmental profile. Terra provides full on-site environmental performance assessments to identify areas for operational improvements and cost savings.
Contact: michelle.marley@rogers.com tel: (709) 242-0994

 

Certification for Foodservices 

Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservices (LEAF)

LEAF certification offers 
accreditation to restaurants demonstrating efforts in environmental and sustainable foodservice practices
http://www.leafme.ca/

 

Energy Conservation

a)     Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Turn Back the Tide.
This site offers a wealth of information including energy management, energy audits, products and equipment, waste reduction and more.
http://www.turnbackthetide.ca/for-businesses/for-businesses.shtml#.UWAr4b_RqrA

b)     Newfoundland Power Take Charge Program
http://takechargenl.ca/

c)     Natural Resources Canada’s Office of Energy Efficiency
http://www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca/

d)     EnergyStar Guide for Commercial Kitchen. Natural Resources Canada. Office of Energy Efficiency. (PDF)

e)     U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (2010). ENERGY STAR® Guide for Restaurants – Putting Energy into Profit. ENERGY STAR.
www.energystar.gov/ia/business/small_business/restaurants_guide.pdf

 

Green Business

a)     Conservation Corp, Newfoundland and Labrador, Greener Futures Program

The Greener Futures Program is designed to help business owners green their operations.
http://www.ccnl.ca/

b)     St. John’s Sustainable Living Guide

Provides information on sustainable living including food, consumerism and waste management.
www.mun.ca/sustain/initiatives/Sustainable_Living_Guide.pdf

 

Sustainable Foodservice

a)     Foodservice Technology Center
http://www.fishnick.com/

b)     Food Services Warehouse
http://www.foodservicewarehouse.com/education/going-green

c)     Green Table Network
http://www.greentable.net/

d)     Green Restaurant Association
http://www.dinegreen.com/

e)     Going Greener
http://www.greenrestaurants.org/

f)      Sustainable Food Service.Com
http://www.sustainablefoodservice.com/

g)     Sustainable Kitchen
www.sustainablefoodequipment.com/water-savings/learn-best-practices/articles/reducing-water-consumption-in-a-commercial-kitchen

h)     Sustainable Restaurant Association
http://www.thesra.org/

i)      Take Out Without
http://www.takeoutwithout.org/

j)      The Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition
http://www.buygreenchicago.org/

 

Sustainable Food & Local Purchasing

a)     Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Avalon Map
http://www.avalonfresh.ca/

b)     Community Food Sharing Association (Newfoundland and Labrador)
http://www.cfsa.nf.net/

c)     Fair Trade Canada
http://www.fairtrade.ca/

d)     Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador (FSN)
http://www.foodsecuritynews.com/

e)     Newfoundland and Labrador Farm Guide
www.nr.gov.nl.ca/nr/publications/agrifoods/nl_farm_guide.pdf

 

Waste Management

a)     Check with your local municipality to learn more about their waste management programs and future plans.

b)     Earth Resource Foundation
http://www.earthresource.org/

c)     Evergreen Recycling

Ever Green Recycling is a non-profit organization that provides meaningful and sustainable employment for individuals recovering from mental illness.
http://www.greencan.ca/

d)     Going Greener. Opportunities to Improve your Restaurant’s Environmental Practices.
http://www.greenrestaurants.org/

e)     Green Depot Network
www.mmsb.nl.ca/depots.asp

f)      Multi Materials Stewardship Board, Newfoundland and Labrador
http://www.mmsb.nl.org/

g)     Restaurant Guide to Waste Reduction & Recycling
www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Publications/Documents/BizWaste%5C44198016.pdf

h)     VON Broadening Horizons Recycling Program, Gander, NL
This organization provides curbside collection of beverage containers, paper products and cardboard to the residents of Gander, as well as commercial paper/cardboard collection for the local business community. The program provides meaningful employment skills and opportunity for persons with disabilities.
http://www.ganderrecycling.com/

i)      Unilever Food Solutions
www.unileverfoodsolutions.co.uk/our-services/your-kitchen/wiseuponfoodwaste/tools/

 

Waste Haulers

a)     Atlantic Blue Recycling (Northeast Avalon)
http://www.atlanticbluerecycling.com/

b)     Avalon Recycling Services (St. John’s)
Phone: 709-754-5030/709-746-9208

c)     B.C. Trucking & Recycling (Corner Brook)
Phone: 709-638-0393/709-634-3089

d)     DBI Garbage Removal
http://www.dbi-garbageremoval.ca/

e)     Murphy Brothers Ltd. 
(Corner Brook)
Phone: 709-634-3345

f)      Sani Smart Waste Disposal Services
http://www.sanismartwastedisposal.ca/

g)     Scotia Recycling
http://scotiarecyclinggroup.com/newfoundland.htm

h)     Waste Management
http://www.wm.com/

 

Water Conservation

a)     Food Service Technology Center, Water Conservation Measures for Commercial Food Service
www.fishnick.com/savewater/bestpractices/Water_Conservation_in_CFS.pdf

b)     Alliance for Water Efficiency (Commercial Food Services)
www.allianceforwaterefficiency.org/Commercial_Food_Service_Introduction.aspx