Zero Waste Cup Scheme
As part of RWM 2018, Eunomia is trialling the NEC's first ever deposit refund scheme with reusable cups!
Under Eunomia’s Zero Waste Cup scheme, any attendees of the conference who forget to bring their own reusable cup will still be able to benefit from discounted hot drinks all through the event. Whether it’s your own personal cup or one from Eunomia’s scheme, all NEC coffee shops will be offering a 25p discount on drinks ordered in a reusable cup, thanks to support from Amadeus, the centre’s catering partner. To obtain a Eunomia Zero Waste cup, delegates will pay a small deposit. When they no longer want the cup – if they’re leaving the conference, or just want their hands free – they can return the cup and reclaim the deposit. Or if they prefer, they can just keep the cup and keep on preventing waste every time they stop for coffee!
The cups for Eunomia’s Zero Waste Cup scheme have kindly been provided by Bockatech in partnership with polymer producer Borealis. They can be made from recycled Polypropylene and use Bockatech’s innovative new EcoCoreTM technology. This reduces the material and energy needed to create insulated super-rigid reusable food packaging — substantially cutting both cost and environmental impact.