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Refuse. Reuse. Refill. Repair. Repurpose. Reduce. Recycle.

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 2:46 pm | UYOC

Our ‘right to convenience and consumption’ as individuals has somehow come to take precedence over the survival of our species. We can turn the tide of this entitled behaviour by refusing avoidable, everyday single-use items. And we can wake up tomorrow ... More >>

Responsible cafe guide

Friday, 25 January 2019, 1:18 pm | UYOC

A new cafe guide is helping locals and travellers find their way around New Zealand, keeping this land beautiful as they go. The guide will show you cafes, bars and restaurants near you who welcome you to Use You Own Cup when you don’t ... More >>

Straw Free September Is Here Again

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 10:28 am | UYOC

It’s become a global, annual movement, Straw Free September. A month where we are encouraged to refuse the straw. The disposable, cheap plastic items are the poster kids of the Plastic Free movement, and it is hoped by many that while reconsidering ... More >>