Catering/Food & Beverage Listing
Part 1 of 2: Criteria Qualification

Please complete this self-administered online checklist.

If you have questions about why you did not qualify for a listing, please do not hesitate to contact us and we would gladly review your submission with you.

If you feel important, green aspects of your company are not fully recognized by our criteria, you may also file a re-assessment by clicking "Submit Information" below.

Qualifying Criteria

All of these criteria must be met.

Offer Locally or Regionally Grown -and/or- Organic Menu Options (
Offer Fair Trade, Shade Grown -and/or- Organic Coffee/Tea Options
Offer Vegetarian Menu Options
Offer Environmentally Friendly Table Settings and Food Containers (e.g. biodegradable, high recycled content, re-useable)
Minimize Use of Disposable Trays, Plates, Utensils and Single-Serve Containers (No Styrofoam)
Green Procurement as corporate purchasing policy

Additional Considerations

As part of our ongoing mission to keep our criteria current and relevant, we are gathering information on additional greening practices you may be engaged in. Please let us know how else you are contributing to a greener future!

Agreement with Local Food Banks/Shelters to Donate Leftover Food Where Permitted
Offer "Foodmiles" Information (e.g. educating customers about distance food has traveled)
Use of Green Cleaning Substitutes
Internal Environmental Policy/Greening Plan -or- ISO 14001 Certification
Green Staff Incentives (e.g. carpool or transit subsidies)
Use vehicles that participate in Transport Canada's ecoAUTO Rebate Program
Commitment to Donating Partial Proceeds to Charitable Causes
Awards or recognition for environmental initiatives
Membership to a green association (e.g. Green Meeting Industry Council)
Participate in carbon offset options
Utilize green energy options


Please use the field below to indicate other green activities that you are presently involved with.

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