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Business Information
Name of Organization: 
the bent spoon
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
small batch crafted ice cream & sorbets. good ingredient bakery. hot chocolate bar.
Contact Person: 
gab & matt
Business Location: 
the bent spoon in palmer square
35 Palmer Square West
08542 Princeton , NJ
United States
40° 20' 59.4744" N, 74° 39' 42.786" W
Number of Employees: 
Renewal Date: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Management and Leadership
Annual Environmental Goals
Description of Action: 
each year we make a green resolution. these include changing serving ware to greener options, focusing more of our purchasing power to local/more sustainable vendors & supporting causes in our greater area.
Provide Environmentally Preferable Products Services
Description of Action: 
Ingredient sourcing: choosing local, sustainable & organic Disposables: choosing unbleached, compostable & recyclable materials
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
Switch from plastic pint containers to paper.
Money Saved: 
Food Waste
Lbs Saved: 
Description of Action: 
Provide fruit & vegetable compostable waste to local farms.
Waste Other
Description of Action: 
each year decreasing our single use plastic footprint. use of metal washable taster spoons, compostable cups & straws.
Serve Customers with Disabilities
Description of Action: 
wheelchair accessible shop
Support Community Initiatives
Description of Action: 
for over 13 years have partnered with Whole Earth Center to sell ice cream/sorbet pints with proceeds benefiting school gardens throughout Princeton Public Schools. also partner/support causes with Sourland Conservancy and D&R Greenway.
Shop Local
Description of Action: 
promote think & shop local first year round. demonstrate our commitment to supporting local farms & producers in ingredient sourcing and encourage customers to visit them as well
Finished Application: 
Member Since: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019