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Our new single use cup 20p levy

Wednesday 30-01-2019 - 11:56
20p levy news story

Following our successful trial last semester, we are introducing a new 20p levy on single use cups from SU outlets, to encourage use of reusables.

We’re committed to sustainability. We want to lead the way with schemes that make us consider the impact we have on the environment, whilst rewarding those who help us reduce this.

Only 1% of the 2.5 billion single use coffee cups used in the UK every year are recycled. Using a reusable cup is a small step we can all take to reduce unnecessary waste.

The new levy is being introduced alongside our existing 20p discount for customers using reusable cups. It means customers using a reusable cup instead of a single use cup save 40p!

SU Development Officer Mel Kee said:

‘We’ve been working on encouraging people to make the switch from single use to reusable for a while now with our #ReusableRevolution campaign, and this levy is a great next step. It’s also brilliant to be able to further reward those who are helping us save waste by helping them save even more money!’

Need a reusable cup?

Buy your own from Our Zero Waste Shop or Coffee Revolution from £5.95
Join our Campus Cup scheme for a refundable £5 deposit.

You’ll receive a band which you can show at our outlets to receive your drink in a reusable campus cup. Return the cup once finished and keep the band for next time. If you want to leave the scheme at any time we’ll give you your deposit back.

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