Sustainability Charter pledge form - Dundee Food Festival
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How to pledge

  • We would expect all organisations and individuals to be able to commit to a minimum of one of our areas
  • Please detail how you meet the Charter objectives
  • Share details of your pledge for our Festival website
  • Complete the end-of-festival questionnaire to tell us about your experiences with your specific pledges.

Helpful Links

To help you think about your sustainable actions, we have pulled together some useful links;
Incorporate seasonal local produce

Reduce food waste

Eliminate Single-use plastic

The ban means it is unlawful to make and supply commercially any of the following single-use plastic items:

  • Cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, chopsticks and other similar utensils)
  • Plates
  • Beverage stirrers
  • Food containers made of expanded polystyrene
  • Cups and lids made of expanded polystyrene


Pledge form

Sustainable Actions

Please tell us how you intend to achrive the actions below.

EXAMPLE RESPONSE: At [Restaurant/Café Name], we prioritize using seasonal local produce in our menu. We collaborate closely with local suppliers to ensure fresh, locally sourced ingredients feature prominently. We proudly indicate these offerings on our menu over the festival weekend, fostering transparency and promoting sustainability.
EXAMPLE RESPONSE: As a community group at the Dundee Food Festival, we’re dedicated to minimizing food waste. We are setting up recycling bins and will guide what can be recycled to encourage proper waste disposal.
EXAMPLE RESPONSE: Instead of single-use plastic, we will utilize eco-friendly alternatives such as compostable or biodegradable packaging, reusable containers, and paper-based materials. Our goal is to minimize plastic pollution and promote a more sustainable approach to packaging and serving food.
If you are implementing other sustainable practices during the festival, please highlight them here. EXAMPLE RESPONSE: Energy Conservation: We use energy-efficient equipment and strive to reduce energy consumption throughout our operations. Local Sourcing: We prioritize sourcing ingredients locally to support nearby farmers and reduce carbon emissions associated with transportation.