We are THRILLED to have been nominated as one of two finalists in the annual 2013 Green Magazine ‘Green Lifestyle Awards’ in the Food – Restaurant Category.
In keeping with Green Lifestyle magazine’s reputation for knowledge and expertise in the green field within Australia, these awards give recognition to the companies and products within the industry who are leading the way by taking admirable measures to provide products and services that are environmentally friendly and aware.
At the Awards dinner on October 9th 2013 in Sydney; Owners Anna & Andy Ward were awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Food – Restaurant Category. Chosen from 1000 finalists for this award the Goodness Me Team are thrilled to have their green initiatives recognised.
The Awards Dinner takes place during National Organic Week Australia (NOW) an annual event running from Friday 4 – Sunday 13 October 2013. NOW is 10 days of targeted media and locally-staged activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community and environment.
Mostly behind the scenes these green initiatives include the use of biodegradable takeaway cups and containers, recycling paper, cardboard and glass, certified organic cotton staff t-shirts and aprons, composting all food scraps and waste through local co-operative The Green Helping Hand to make fertiliser, growing and using fresh herbs and greens from the kitchen garden, cleaning with ENJO fibres and biodegradable local cleaning products Tri-nature and supporting organic farming with over 1500 organic products and fresh certified organic produce in store.
You can read more about all the recycling undertaken during the building renovation and extension at www.goodnessmeorganics.com.au