Exploring the Disposable Cup Challenge

Date First Broadcast Date 28 November 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Venue Webinar via ZOOM
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This event took place on 28th November 2017. The full resource, including full recording, is available on the Sustainability Exchange.

Join Michael Lenaghan from Zero Waste Scotland to hear about the research which exists around the waste challenges created by disposable cups, and progress being made in Scotland to address the issue.

This webinar has been arrange following our popular Promoting Sustainable Behaviours Sharing Series event on Minimising Coffee Cup Waste due to the level of interest in the subject.
Topics will include:
  • Carbon impact of disposable cups in Scotland
  • Recycling cups – a difficult and expensive process with limited benefits
  • The reality of biodegradable cups
  • Taking a behavioural approach – convenience and charges vs. discounts

This free event is intended for anyone working in or with the further and higher education sector in Scotland. EAUC Members from the rest of the UK and Ireland and welcome to attend, but please note the facts and figures will focus on the Scottish context.

Disposable Cup Challenge webinar

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Event Terms

Attendance is open to everyone with an interest in sustainability within the Further and Higher Education Sector, and free to attendees from universities and colleges, and elsewhere within the public and third sector. Individuals working within the private sector are requested to contact EAUC-Scotland before booking their place.

EAUC reserve the right to cancel this event if there are insufficient bookings up to one week in advance of the event.

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