Hawkes Bay Goodness

The Eat Drink Share HB group include 🌸 Picnic, Ahuriri, Napier 🌸 Albion Canteen, Napier South 🌸 F. G. Smith, Ahuriri, Napier 🌸 Opera Kitchen, Hastings 🌸 They differ in style and flavour, but they all prmote reuse, stocking SOL cups and bottles ~ and they all make kai with love. 


You Use Your Own Cup, legend, and now you can step it up one and Use Your Own Container? There's a little search button above - it's red and it says CTN. All the cafes that display this wee petal absolutely praise you for choosing to reuse. 


This is Matt from the Fine Line Tattoo Collective, and he's enthusiastically pointing to the Refiil NZ Org Sticker that is on display in his window. Like UYOC, you can use the Refill site to find locations arounf NZ who will happily refill personal water flasks, for free, any time they are open. Legends. 

Crumb In The News

Click HERE to read about UYOC member Crumb, Grey Lynn in Auckland Magazine. Written up by the lovely Lauren Sanderson, AKA the cafe kid. 🐶 Have a read then wander down to see the Crumb team, and remember to take your best mate. 


If you feel a little uncomfortable asking for take outs in your own container, you could start by choosing a business listed here with UYOC? You will then know, 100%, that these humans will super welcome you, will salute you and thank you for reducing single use waste. 

Calling NZ Hospo

Free to join this resposnible cafe guide 🏆 Takes 6 minutes to be live 🏆 All you have to do is actively welcome customers to Use Your Own Cup 🏆 Normalising reuse, making a difference to how we all think and act, in this and other things 🏆 Click JOIN US to begin 🏆

Mo Town

CAFE, MOERA, LOWER HUTT, POURING RIPE COFFEE 🌏 Sells Reusable KeepCups 🐒 Pet Friendly 🌿 Responsible Food Waste 🌱 Plant Based Options/Alt Mylks 🍰 Gluten Free Options 🍱 Use Your Own Container  💧 Free Water Refill For Anyone 💝 Outside Catering 🌻 Take Out Grounds For Your Garden 📱 Free Wifi 🌈 Do a little search on UYOC for Mo Town to see more…


..is a sweet little app that allows you to order from your phone at participating venues. They launch with UYOC members, The Rising Tide, in Mt Maunganui any moment now. If you're in hospo, click HERE to learn more? Here are their words:

"As a customer, all you'll need to do is choose a table, open the app and place your order.  There's no need to queue and because payment is handled by the mnyou app you'll never have to line up to split a bill again.  

As a bar, cafe or restaurant owner, you'll receive notification of a new order and simply deliver it to the table where your customer is sitting."