A Review...

...of Arthur Street Kitchen, by our instatsista @motivationali 🌻 ~ "just to say, I appreciated the good service and delicious coffee too. I'm a bit of a coffee snob, but the women on yesterday were amazing x"

Mug Library

At UYO cafe, Park Ranger 🌿 ~ "If you’re someone who grabs a quick takeaway coffee before work, while on your break or if you’re off to the market but don’t want to invest in a keep cup we’ve got you !! Simply get your “takeaway” in a preloved mug for just $1 , AND if you use it with us again you’ll get .70c off your coffee" 🌿


Good news beginning in Mt Maunganui! The fellas at Oatology are bringing us NZ made oat milk - barista grade -  in reusable, refillable and returnable GLASS bottles! No more tetra pak. So excited for this. It's goining to make others step up hey. We need packaging that can refilled and reused...🌿 Click HERE to connect with their instagram and get the new baby news as soon as it arrives!

Take 3 For The Sea

This summer (and spring, autumn and winter, too) every where you go, if you see trash, just pick it up and bin it? We have to keep our oceans safe. They produce our oxygen. And give us joy. 

Why We Do This?

Refuse sinlge-use, cut down (or cut out meat and dairy) - then share your decisions with your whanau. We can turn this around...

One Summit

... has returned to the Southern Lakes, with another six days of inspiring speakers, action-focused workshops and family events working towards a thriving, resilient and carbon-zero community.🌱 Oct 29 - Nov 3 2019 ❄️ Click HERE for tickets.

Can You Make This Happen?

Are you connected in your community? This Auckland example of a system for sharing food and diverting waste into tummies was organised by instasista @amandawastefree She's a bit of a legend. But don't be shy, click HERE to connect with her on instagram and ask for learning curves? Make this happen in your hood. 

Refuse, Reduce, Reuse

This is from The Merchant of Clyde. Think about it? OK. Now be the change? You can use the UYO cafe guide to find cafes, juice bars and eateries who sell resuables, for you, or for gifts. Grow the change?