This has been a demanding work week as expected. The satisfying part is finally we know how the restaurant decor is going to be! We will follow an environment friendly interior decor concept inspired by the 3R’s of environment: that is, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, which we believe will work in synergy with our menu
More specifically, for the interior we will use wood packing materials and pallets (see the pictures). According to Waste and Resources Action Program (www.wrap.org.uk) using such materials for interior can save nearly 80% of carbon cost equivalent to virgin timber products. Anything that reduces the use of fresh timber can help in reducing global problems like de-forestation, displacement of local communities and equal living opportunities in the less developed/developing countries.
Apart from our enthusiasm to create an ‘environment friendly grill restaurant’, which is set apart by its friendliness to the environment in every possible way, we are committed to create a space which communicates a unique and appealing identity where customers want to linger. On the commercial side this will strengthen our communication on creating a brand, attracting clientele and making enough money to survive, hopefully! J
We are aware that simply using such wood products for decor is not going to ‘Save the Planet’, therefore at the larger level 3Rs will be implemented throughout our process. That is, Dr. Grill will strive to ‘reduce’ the amount of waste we produce as a way to help the environment; instead of throwing things away, we will try to find ways to ‘reuse’ them again; and, use materials that are ‘recycled’ wherever possible.
We hope, at a minimum, Dr.Grill can set an example of how environmental awareness doesn’t mean only debating international issues or high-profile issues, but as sustainable consumers all of us can do something in our own walks of life to make our planet a better place to live. Sorry for the lengthy post…let’s get busy saving the planet …cheers!
PS: If you are interested in using such products, you need to select the right materials as shipping pallets can have bacterial and chemical contamination; or just let us know, we will be happy to share our experience