The Buzz

CupCycling with Pic’s Peanut Butter, Pomeroy’s and Sublime

We’re so proud to be partnering with Pic’s Peanut Butter, Pomeroy’s Coffee and Sublime Coffee Roasters to bring CupCycling to more than 20 cafés across Nelson Tasman, including PC Eatery, the café in the newly opened Pic’s Peanut Butter World. Watch this space for our full news update with all participating outlets…coming soon!

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CupCycling launches in Dunedin!

We are so thrilled to welcome Dunedin City into our CupCycling family! Last week, 23 cafes in Dunedin rolled out with CupCycling and more are coming on board as we speak. A big thank you to Leigh McKenzie from Dunedin City Council, Allison Wallace from Keep New Zealand Beautiful, Laura Cope from Use Your Own…

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BLUNT + IdealCup special Christmas offer

After bonding over a commitment to create iconic products made to be used and re-used, we are excited to announce that we’re partnering with Blunt Umbrellas for Christmas. As a special offer from Monday 3 December till Sunday 9 December you can buy a limited-edition Blunt umbrella and matching IdealCup – “Blunt + IdealCup” –…

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CupCycling goes global!

We are so incredibly proud to be spreading our movement far and wide…beyond the shores of Aotearoa…and all the way to British Colombia in Canada! Jeni Arnott from Play Grounds Café in Prince George was so inspired by CupCycling™ that she’s rolled it out, which has in turn encouraged others like Col Juicery to come on…

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Titirangi joins the CupCycling family!

We are so proud to announce that Titirangi officially launched CupCycling™ on 24 October! There are five cafes in Titirangi participating in CupCycling™, as part of the Love Titirangi initiative and following the success of using reusable boomerang bags in the village. [Pictured above from left to right: Our very own Steph Fry with Karen Swainson, Michele…

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NZ Post Wellington joins CupCycling

Great to see corporate customers coming on board with CupCycling™! NZ Post has signed up to CupCycling™ via Kanteen café in its NZ Post House headquarters in Wellington, which houses up to 1200 staff. Kanteen café is the first Wellington City CupCycling™ outlet, and through the scheme will make a positive difference towards reducing single-use…

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What’s the buzz in Upper Hutt?

We are over the moon to announce that CupCycling™ has been rolled out in 10 cafés in Upper Hutt this week, with the support of Upper Hutt City Council!! Upper Hutt City Council Sustainability Officer, Sarah Cole says, “We really encourage people to sit down and enjoy their coffee or if they’re on the run,…

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Taking action at Petone beach

Here at IdealCup we believe in action, not just talk. That’s why we headed along to the beach clean up organised by the Petone Beach Clean Up Crew in Wellington at the weekend to lend a hand and to give the hardworking volunteers some IdealCups as a gesture of our support. We’re so proud of…

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What’s all the noise about ‘nurdles’?

Some of you may have seen the story that Fair Go ran on 13 August (https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/fair-go) about the scourge of small plastic beads called ‘nurdles’ on our beaches. Nurdles are use as the building blocks of plastic cups and containers. We wanted to reassure everyone who buys an IdealCup that our manufacturer Synapco (who was referred…

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