13 Oct 2016
The Loughborough Cup – have you got yours yet?
Did you know that we currently use a million disposable paper and plastic cups on campus each year?
In a bid to reduce this number, the University has launched a campaign to get everyone thinking about their drinking.
You can make a difference in a number of ways:
Drink it in
Take some time out and enjoy your coffee in a crockery cup in one of the University’s retail outlets.
Ditch the disposable – get the Loughborough Cup
Use a reusable cup and get a 10% discount on your coffee (in the University’s retail outlets and at Starbucks in the Students’ Union)
The University now has its own branded reuse mug, the Loughborough Cup, which is available to buy in most of the campus retail outlets at the introductory price of just £6 (includes three free hot drinks, valid for the University’s retail outlets but not Loughborough Students’ Union). Available in a choice of three colours, the Loughborough Cup is made from bamboo fibre, one of the fastest growing and most sustainable naturally organic products, and non-GMO corn starch.
And if you’ve already got your own reuse cup, you’ll also get the 10% discount every time you use it.
Recycle your disposable cup
Disposable cups can now be recycled in special cups bins which are located in the retail outlets, dining halls and other such shared areas on campus.
For more information, go to the Sustainability website.