Measuring our impact

We collect information from our hospitality businesses on the ethical products and services they use so we can measure and share the social and environmental impacts of their practices.

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The positive difference we make

By joining Conscious Consumers you can help build a more ethical economy. Through our accreditation process we collect information from our hospitality businesses on the quantities used and dollars spent on ethical products and services. We are using this information to measure the social and environmental impacts our businesses are having collectively and individually. 

Community

Helping others in the community and supporting local businesses helps increase community wellbeing, and is also good for the environment.

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Each year our businesses spend $2,334,000 on local food and beverages.

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food rescue

Each year our businesses redistribute 2,200 kilos of food in the community.

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Smart Waste

Smart waste management involves avoiding waste at source, minimising the use of harmful chemicals, reusing materials and, as a last resort, recycling or disposing of waste in a responsible manner.

byo

Each year our businesses avoid 115,800 items of disposable packaging.

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recycling

Each year our businesses divert 227,600 kilos of recyclables from landfill.

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eco packaging

Each year our businesses save 317,700 containers potentially going to landfill.

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composting

Each year our businesses divert 338,900 kilos of organic waste from landfill.

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eco friendly

Each year our businesses avoid 400 litres of non-eco cleaners.

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Ethical Products

Ethical products are produced without treating people and communities or animals unfairly, or causing significant harm to our environment

organic

Each year our businesses spend $676,300 on organic food and beverages.

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free range

Each year our businesses help 11,300 animals avoid factory-style farming.

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fair trade

Each year our businesses spend $821,800 on fair trade products.

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sustainable fish

Each year our businesses use 6,200 kilos of sustainable fish.

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vegan vege

Each year our businesses sell 1,110,600 vege and 227,700 vegan meals

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measuring our impact

Eco-packaging is made from compostable or recyclable materials & often with less environmental impact than other packaging. Each year it is estimated that Conscious Consumer businesses save

317,700 containers potentially going to landfill.

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