1 Mar 2016

Scrapping takeaway coffee cups - Mark Lane

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:22 pm on 1 March 2016
pile of coffee cups

The number of takeaway coffee cups served at Eden Cafe at Dunedin's Otago Polytechnic campus each week Photo: Jen Rodgers

There'll be no more takeaway coffee cups at Otago Polytechnic's Eden Cafe. Instead, they're scrapping paper and busting out ceramic and china cups. It's an initiative that aims at reducing its carbon footprint, and they're hoping it'll take off.

Jesse Mulligan talks with the man behind the plan – functions and catering executive chef Mark Lane: