KeepCups: The process and impact behind the Students’ Association’s giveaway scheme

On 14 September, the Students’ Association announced that free KeepCups would be given away at all student union and university cafes. Within a week, almost 4,000 University of Edinburgh and Students’ Association branded KeepCups were distributed amongst students.  This isn’t the first time KeepCups have made an appearance on campus: serving as a case study […]


New reusable cup initiative is a step in the right direction

Throughout campus in both university owned and Edinburgh University Students’ Association cafés, a new shift in policy has been adopted; switching from rewarding those who bring a re-usable cup, to penalising those who choose disposable. Customers will now pay an additional 25p to purchase a disposable cup instead of reducing the value of drinks served […]