Our waste bread is given to local farmers as animal feed, none goes to landfill.
60% of our waste is recyclable.
30% of our food waste is composted (for electricity and fertiliser).
This year (2019) we have reduced our landfill by 70% (10% of our total waste goes to landfill).
We use reusable or recyclable delivery trays for deliveries to our own shops and wholesale customers.
Our suppliers deliver their goods in reusable or recyclable containers; i.e. milk churns, egg boxes and flour sacks.
Our slicing and paper bags are both recyclable or compostable.
Bakery has LED low energy lighting.
Bakery heating by the ovens.
The ovens are 80% electric & 20% wood fired.
Delivery routes are carefully planned to reduce fuel consumption.
SUPPLIERS & COMMUNITY:
We purchase locally wherever possible from farmers and craftsmen; including our cheeses, milk, eggs, some of our flours, sausage meat, beer and oils etc.