1 200 ecoboxes put into circulation in Cactus restaurants

1 200 ecoboxes put into circulation in Cactus restaurants

18 February 2019
Share it

In order to reduce its ecological footprint, the catering division of the Cactus group signed up to the ECOBOX initiative in November 2018 – a system which operates with wholly-recyclable returnable containers used to take away any leftover food. Since the launch, more than 1 200 ecoboxes have already been put to good use in Cactus restaurants, and it has been possible to achieve a significant reduction in the volume of food the company has needed to throw away.

Cactus thanks all those customers who, by choosing to use the ECOBOX, are contributing to saving our planet.

The ECOBOX initiative

The catering sector produces a staggering amount of food waste; this includes, in particular, all the unfinished food customers leave on their plates. To encourage customers to take home perfectly good leftovers, the Cactus group’s C-INN restaurants have decided to support the Ministry of Sustainable Development’s "ECOBOX – Méi lang genéissen" initiative which provides take-home containers for a small deposit.

This ECOBOX scheme will reduce the volume of discarded food and also make available to customers and restaurant owners a range of different take-home containers.

How does it work?

Initially, the ECOBOX will be available in our Cactus C-INN restaurants. For a €5 deposit, you can take your meal home in an ECOBOX to eat later, or if you haven’t managed to finish everything, you can transfer what’s left on your plate to your ECOBOX and take it home or back to the office and so on

After you’ve used your ECOBOX, rinse it out and the next time you go to a Cactus Inn restaurant give it to the staff – and it will be cleaned there professionally.

At our restaurants you can:

- either get your deposit back

- or exchange your ECOBOX for a new one to use for another meal.

The ECOBOX project is an initiative of the Ministry of Sustainable Development in collaboration with SuperDrecksKëscht® and Horesca.


Share it

Latest news

6 December 2019

Super discount from 6/12 to 8/12

Take advantage of our exceptional discount! From Friday 6th December to Sunday 8th December on home cleaning products Promotions not included *You’ll get the discount via a discount voucher which you receive at the till. Your voucher can be used in all Cactus stores by 31 December 2019, except restaurants and bars. Vouchers are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Discount not cumulative.
3 December 2019

Our special opening hours for the upcoming weeks

Prepare your Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties as is most convenient for you! Here are our special opening hours for the upcoming weeks: DOWNLOAD THE PDF FILE
3 December 2019

Christmas Tree delivery service!

We deliver your Christmas Tree to every spot in Luxembourg Until 19 December you can use your Cactus points to get your freshly-cut tree delivered at your home. The conditions are available at the sales stall.
3 December 2019

Moët & Chandon Prize Draw

Sparkle up your end-of-the-year parties with Moët & Chandon. From 3 to 15 December. Win 1 magnum bottle of champagne. How can I take part? By giving the correct answer to the question you’ll find on the competition form which you’ll be given at the till in your Cactus store. 250 lucky winners will receive a magnum of this exceptional champagne. TERMS AND CONDITIONS