Green purchasing policy
Café Linnalla purchases products that help minimize environmental impacts, toxics, pollution or help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We try to buy products that are durable and long-lasting, conserve energy and water.
This policy is in place in order to
. Conserve natural resources,
* Minimize environmental impacts such as pollution and use of water and energy,
* Reduce materials that are land filled,
* Support strong recycling policy.
* Identify environmentally preferable products.
* Increase the use and availability of environmentally preferable products.
* Reward manufacturers and vendors that reduce environmental impacts in their products.
|Bulbs||Solas CFL||shop||Low energy||As required|
|Toilet paper||Lucant eco natural||Clare bar supplies||Recycled paper||Delivered monthly in summer|
|Washing up liquid||Bio D||local store Kinvarra||Eco friendly||Bring container for refill.|
|Spray cleaner||Lyllys||Local store Kinvarra||Eco friendly||We bring container for a refill.|
|Toilet cleaner||Lyllys||Local store in Kinvarra.||Eco friendly||We bring container for a refill.|
|Paper towels||Lucant eco natural||Clare bar supplies||Recycled paper||Monthly in summer|
|Serviettes||Enviro Pak||Internet||Recycled tetra packs||Buy in bulk|
|Flower||Odlems organic||Supervalu Gort||organic||As required|
|Coffee & tea||Java fair trade||Galway coffee company||Organic/ fairtrade||As nessesary|
|eggs||Free range||Annie in Village||organic||weekly|
|Milk and cream||Fresh||From our farm||Fresh||daily|
|Ice cream||Linnalla||Made on site||Fresh farm milk||daily|
|Sugar||organic||Gortrush trading||Organic||As required in 25kg bags.|
We use a steam cleaner for floors and freezers.
We encourage our suppliers to stock eco friendly goods and reduce packaging.
Review Policy annually in terms of cost, effectiveness, waste, and usage,
Staff training protecting the environment.
We ask our Pestguard our pest control supplier that pest control materials used should