“Food waste costs our economy $20 billion a year – more than five-million tonnes of food ends up in landfill; one in five bags of groceries winds up in the bin. At RE-, we’ll showcase this through our bar program, but also build a platform geared towards change on a global level. The time is now.” – Matt Whiley
Kurtis Bosley, owner of Coretto in Dee Why, worries that we have lost our dedication to sustainability under the cover of COVID.
The amount of trash we as a planet are churning out on the reg has accumulated in the Pacific Ocean and is now five times the size of New Zealand. That sucks. And 42BELOW wants to make sure #TheFutureDoesntSuck.
“This is just Maybe Mae growing up and being as good as it can be, so that she can look after guests as best as possible,” says award-winning bartender and managing partner, Ollie Margan.
Trash Tiki is an anti-waste popup that they’ve been taking around the world, and taking that message for bartenders and the public and “shoving it down their throats,” in the words of Griffiths.