Progress on reducing single-use plastic food pots

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We set yearly targets to reduce our reliance on single-use plastic food pots. Over the past three years, we have achieved an overall reduction of 87% in single-use plastic food pots.

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This equates to a total reduction of 2,557,500 single-use plastic food pots (or 1,023 cases) across our schools, cafés and restaurants.

Year 1
Reduced by 11%

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The 11% reduction between August 2017 and August 2018 is the same as:

315,000 individual single-use plastic food pots

126 cases

Year 2
Reduced by 12%

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The 12% reduction between August 2018 and August 2019 is the same as:

742,500 individual single-use plastic food pots

297 cases

Year 3
Reduced by 80%

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The 80% reduction between August 2019 and August 2020 is the same as:

1.5 million individual single-use plastic food pots

600 cases

50,875 reusable bowls purchased

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Following our reduction in single-use plastic food pots, HC3S have purchased 50,875 reusable bowls.

We have found alternative ways to think in a sustainable manner without compromising our food safety or service standards.