Promote use of recyclable cups/compostable plastic ones

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  • This idea opened on 11 January 2021 and closed for voting on 4 February 2021.
  • This Idea scored a 3rd which means it is not a priority for the time being.

  • This idea has passed through Student Council and will go to the Trustee Board to be scrutinised.

  • This Idea is now Students’ Union policy and has been sent to The Executive for work to begin.

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Freddy Moorshead
11:50am on 1 Feb 21 should sell uwe coffee reusables so that option is there in case someone forget as well as veg-ware compostable
Alexander Montgomery
5:34pm on 13 Jan 21 As per the waste hierarchy, we must prioritise reducing the use of single-use items by implementing the infrastructure to do this. Instead, we should be encouraging the use of reusable items
Josephine Adams
11:56am on 13 Jan 21 'Compostable' cups still have huge demands in manufacturing and waste separation/disposable. This awareness needs to be generated with customers and a shift to re-usable or 'bring your own' would be much more environmentally friendly.
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