Sustainability

Stats and facts

Do you know most disposable coffee cups are not recyclable and can take up to 50 years to break down in landfill? Across our four campuses, Monash throws away more than 760,000 single disposable coffee cups every year, which is enough to fill 20 trams. It’s time to ditch the disposables and bring your own cup, dine in, or use the new borrow cups on campus.

Read more about disposable cups stats and facts on the campus initiatives website.

KeepCup

Buy a reusable KeepCup and get a free coffee during the KeepCup Happy Hour initiative.

Many on-campus cafes provide a BYOC coffee discount. Save your money and save the planet!

RetailerCampusDiscount
Artichoke + Whitebait Clayton 10 cents off
Cafe Monsu Caulfield Free upgrade from a small to a regular coffee
Church of Secular Coffee Clayton 30 cents off
Cinque Lire Clayton 10 cents off
Coffee Point Clayton 10 cents off
Grafali’s Clayton 20 cents off
JP’s Espresso Lab Clayton 20 cents off
Soul Kitchen Parkville 20 cents off
Supernatural Clayton 10 cents off

BorrowCup

BorrowCup is now available at CafelitoChurch of Secular Coffee, Nesso Café, Taste Baguette and Wholefoods. So, get your coffee in a reusable BorrowCup. Once finished, you can just drop it off in any of the special collection bins located across the campus, or at participating cafes.

If you're looking for more information, or you're interested in getting involved as a BorrowCup volunteer, visit the BorrowCup Facebook page and shoot us a message.

For more information, please visit the Monash Environmental Sustainability website.