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List of tips for resource use & sustainable food:

 


  • Local: Increase use of food produced on Island of Ireland.
  • Eco-sensitive: Use food produced with minimal chemical input to ensure the least possible damage on ecosystems and human health (Organic).
  • Humane: Be attentive to healthy, comfortable conditions for animals (Free Range).
  • Fair: Work with suppliers that are sensitive to fair labour conditions for their employees (Fairtrade).

 

  • Keep your plastic bottle so you can refill that instead of buying a new one.
  • Bring your own cup to the coffee dock rather than using a disposable version, tastes better too!
  • ISS upcycle 1000 pcs from the computer rooms over a 5 year cycle.
  • They have policy across campus for 2-sided printing & photocopying and more centralized printing stations to reduce paper use.

 

The re-usable cup - is it worth it?

Compare the carbon foorprint of the diffferent ways we take our coffee or tea in this document, based on a study in Basel University.

 

The options in Trinity:

 

  • use ceramic cups available in the Buttery cafe.
  • bring your own cup.
  • thermos mugs (35cl) available to buy in SU shop and main cafes.
  • a range of 'keep cups' available to buy in Science Gallery cafes.
  • a new 'keep cup' (35cl) will be in the SU shop by June 2014.
Last updated: Apr 25 2014. | contact us | back to top |



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