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Environmental Stewardship


Our Environmental Footprint and Performance

We strive to continuously improve the quality of our environmental data, and enhance our understanding of our environmental performance. Information on our energy and water usage, as well as our greenhouse gas emissions and waste generation, can be found in this section. Learn More ►

Packaging: Designs That Reduce Our Impact

At Tim Hortons, we aim to consider the environment when making decisions about our packaging. Designing better packaging through material reductions, resizing and reconfiguring for pallet optimization, increasing recycled content, and using new material types and sources, can result in significant reductions in the associated environmental impacts. Learn More ►

Waste Reduction at Our Restaurants

As we strive to reduce the waste created in every part of our business, one of the most important areas of action is tackling the waste generated at our restaurants. We are working towards this objective by implementing reduction, reuse and recycling initiatives in our restaurants. Learn More ►

Green Building Design

To reduce the overall environmental footprint of our restaurant buildings we also evaluate new technology, design and construction methods. Learn More ►

Corporate Operations

Our Corporate Operations includes our corporate offices, distribution operations and manufacturing facilities. We have been working to minimize our corporate environmental footprint through energy and water efficiency initiatives and increasing waste diversion opportunities. Learn More ►

Supply Chain


Our Supply Chain

Our supply chain is made up of a wide network of suppliers, some of whom provide us with goods that ultimately end up in our restaurants, while others provide us with goods and/or services that help us in our day-to-day business operations. Learn More ►

Our Business Partner and Supplier Code of Conduct

We are committed to responsible supply chain practices across our business. Our Business Partner and Supplier Code of Conduct (BPSCC) is built on the principles of respect, fairness and business ethics, with regulatory compliance being a minimum standard of doing business with us. Learn More ►

Coffee Sourcing and Verification

We have been sourcing our coffee from the same regions in Central and South America since our company was founded in 1964. Our coffee suppliers are considered key suppliers and verification of compliance with our BPSCC is of particular importance in the coffee supply chain. Learn More ►

Animal Welfare

Animal welfare is an important issue to Tim Hortons and all of our stakeholders, including our Restaurant Owners, suppliers, and guests. We consider animal welfare to apply to all aspects of animal care of the farm animals within our supply chain. Learn More ►

Palm Oil

We are committed to doing our part to protect against deforestation and land conversion arising from palm oil production. Learn More ►