Thursday, June 23, 2011

Sustainability at the Cafe

Sustainable Operations at the Center Cafe include:
- serving on dishes
- keeping all recyclables out of the trash
- composting all vegetable waste & coffeegrounds
- using passive cooling (continuous ventilation, shading, thermal protection)
- beverage cooler shuts off overnight

During Fitout
- construction trash continued to be sorted
- excess materials from previous work was put to use
- a cast iron sink was reused
- two vintage chairs reupholstered.
- selectively purchased used equipment and fixtures
- continued to buy local

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