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BYO Reusable Cup to Library Events

Published Date
23/05/2019
News Topic
Upgrades & Improvements, Sustainability & Environment

BYO reusable cup to Library events to protect the environment one coffee at a time

To help reduce waste and protect the environment, we would like to encourage our patrons to bring their own reusable cup to Library events when refreshments are provided. We will let you know on our event booking pages (Library event webpage and Eventbrite) if an event qualifies to BYO cup.

Need more reasons to choose reusable over disposable cups? Your beverages will taste much better out of your own cup instead of a disposable paper cup!

Not quite convinced yet? A few facts worth reading:

(Source: ABC Online https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-03/takeaway-coffee-cups-piling-up-in-landfill/7136926)

BYO refillable water bottle to Lionel Bowen Library and never be thirsty again

Did you know that we also have a water dispenser at Lionel Bowen Library? BYO water bottle and refill it at the dispenser on level 1.

Help reduce the ecological footprint

Australia has the fifth highest ecological footprint in the world, which is a footprint three times the global average.

Current estimates show that if the world's population used resources at the same rate as the Australian average, we would need the equivalent of 3 to 4 planets of resources each year.

The ecological footprint takes into consideration:

Like to find out more about Randwick City Council's environmental initiatives and opportunities?

Visit Randwick City Council's website for tips on reducing your carbon footprint, saving energy and water, reducing waste and growing food. https://www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/environment-and-sustainability

For more information please contact us.

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