Hearty Growers

Reducing carbon with Terry Vaz from Hearty Growers captured as part of the Zero Carbon Tour.

Our story

by Terry Vaz from Hearty Growers - Zero Carbon Tour interview

There are two things we want to highlight: one is that we are delivering our mushrooms within the city – we are urban farmers, we grow mushrooms indoors on a vertical wall. Our customers are city-based greengrocers and restaurants. The second is that we are teaming up with local organic gardeners, as well as community allotments. Our waste, which is around 100kg of mushroom spent a week, goes straight to their compost beds.

By being sustainable, you help people and you profit from it. There is common ground that we work on, and a common ground that we work towards as a community. There is so much goodness that comes from reusing and recycling.

For the full story, please watch the video! Discover more here: www.zerocarbontour.com.

Image: Unsplash stock image, Vladyslava Sorina

Our advice

Do your research before making any major decisions and understand how each business decision can impact the end goal. If you are producing a lot of waste, it is good to revisit your strategy and look at considering all your options before making key decisions.

Our metrics

Amount of waste composted.
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