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Coffee Cup Waste

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Coffee cups are the single largest item sent to the landfill at Concordia. We send 60 tonnes of coffee cup waste to the landfill each year.

Learn how to recycle and reduce your coffee cup waste and pass on the message.

Coffee cups are recyclable at Concordia!

Lids go in the trash.


Reduce waste: use a reusable mug!

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Concordia-branded mugs available for purchase at Environmental Health & Safety, 10th floor GM building

Reusable Mug Beverage Discounts

Use your reusable mug and get discounts on hot beverages at the following cafes at Concordia:

Earth Day Campaign

Earth Day 2014 - Promoting reusable coffee mugs to reduce waste

On Earth Day 2014, EHS-Sustainability raised awareness of coffee cup waste and provided staff members of the GM building with the opportunity to buy reusable mugs and get free coffee. Read on for more information about the event.


Download our Coffee Cup info poster [PDF - 216KB] to print out for your office.

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