At Gelato Messina, we’re quite aware of the impact poor sustainability practices can have on the environment so we're changing the way we do things around here, for the better.
For some time now we’ve been talking about the best way to minimise our environmental footprint and make our business more sustainable. We often field enquiries from our customers about the subject - everything from packaging and production, to food wastage and donations. And although it may feel like we are moving a bit slowly sometimes, we have been toiling away in the background and have a few exciting developments to announce. Here’s where we’re at..
COVID update: to help keep our customers, staff and their families safe in this time, we're currently not accepting returned take home tubs for recycling.
We’re now working with ‘Simply Cups’ to recycle all of our cups. In every Messina store you’ll find two ‘Simply Cups’ tubes. Once you’ve finished your gelato you can put your empty cups inside for them to be recycled.read More
We’ve been looking for a recyclable solution for years and finally we have one. You can now bring back your (clean) Styrofoam tubs to stores for recycling. Here’s how.read More
We now have our own ‘front of house’ recycling bins in all stores. You can deposit the following items in here and we will recycle them.read More
As a company we have very little wastage. In the event we have a flavour which doesn’t sell too well we often give away to our charity partners such as OzHarvest. If we’ve baked too much of something, we can create new flavours or use it at special events.read More