Origami? No, just take your own mug with you

An article about solving the coffee cup conundrum was posted on the BBC website today. We thought “woohoo!” Alas, no. The article completely misses the best and simplest way of tackling the disposable coffee cup mountain: take your own one with you. Taking your own...

New awards programme celebrates less!

A new awards programme has been launched by our friends at Footprint Media, and it’s all about less. It’s called waste2zero. Waste remains endemic and a mega-trend and one of the biggest challenges to the foodservice and hospitality industry. Food waste, in...

Boardmasters ups the anti-litter ante

Following extensive coverage in the media last year, Boardmasters really upped the anti-litter ante for 2017. A number of new initiatives were implemented  including a partnership with Surfers Against Sewage to provide #Refill Points sponsored by Visa. They promised 10,000...

Wimborne hosts Coffee Cup Awareness Day

In what could be a UK first, the Dorset town of Wimborne hosted a day of awareness raising and positive action focusing local minds on the 5,000 single use, disposable coffee cups that are thrown away in the UK every minute. It’s a staggering statistic – five thousand...

Earth Day – tell us about your local #refill_here station!

It’s #EarthDay tomorrow (22 April) and our new friends at PCSG have published a blog with their top tips on things you can do immediately to make a difference, because action speaks louder than words. We knew that though, didn’t we! And so do they. Their top tips are...

Action speaks louder than words

We’ve been quiet for a while, apologies for that. We have however been busy regrouping, refocusing and definitely refilling! Plenty of news and updates to follow, along with a broader network of cafes that support refills. Look out for more soon.