Reuse is the University’s primary mechanism for reducing waste. We are continuing to put systems in place to encourage reuse of items on campus, from University furniture and equipment to knives and forks at cafes.

Choose to reuse

Reduce the impact of your lunch with the reuseable dish service, Choose to Reuse.

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Furniture and Equipment Reuse

We are keeping items out of landfill through this cost effective and sustainable service.

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Two women laughing and drinking coffee from a Frank Green reusable cup and UniMelb Keep Cup

Coffee cups

Coffee cups cannot be recycled through the mixed recycling stream on University of Melbourne campuses. To avoid disposable coffee cups filling up landfill, choose a reusable cup instead!

See reusable cup options