Wahaca goes Carbon Neutral

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Wahaca goes Carbon Neutral

We are delighted to to be the first restaurant group in the UK to be certified as a CarbonNeutral company – here’s how:

Since opening our very first restaurant in Covent Garden in 2007, we have sought to be a climate leader in the industry, challenging ourselves to ensure that each site has as low an environmental impact as possible. Our group, which currently has 23 locations, has reduced the average total energy consumption of newer sites (those established after 2013) by 36%. Further to this, we have regularly assessed the efficiency of older locations, and by upgrading systems and appliances have decreased the average energy consumption of older sites by 15%. For example, adjusting a heater battery at the Bluewater Wahaca led to a 76% reduction in gas use. In 2016, through offsetting the remaining unavoidable energy usage by investing in far-reaching energy-saving initiatives, Wahaca has been certified as having a net zero carbon footprint.

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Lapiztola bring Oaxaca to life in Liverpool

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Lapiztola bring Oaxaca to life in Liverpool

Lapiztola, Oaxaca City’s protest muralists, visited Liverpool last Autumn to bring a little bit of Mexico into Wahaca Liverpool.

They used their distinctive and unique technique using stencils to create textures to paint stunning murals on the restaurant walls including the “Mezcal man” and a market scene straight from Oaxaca City.

In the autumn rain, they also painted the front of the restaurant with birds that represent freedom, in this short video, you can find out more about what inspires Lapiztola.