Rent or Buy Reusable Alternatives

To avoid using singe-use plastics and comply with the Disposable Plastic Free Campus Policy, you can rent or buy reusable items to use instead. Here is a list of vendors that will rent or sell reusable items that will help reduce plastic waste.

Individuals or Small Quantities

Live Zero

Sells reusable bags and all types reusable food service ware.

HKU Visitor Centre

Sells tote bags and some types of reusable food service ware.

Edgar

Sells reusable bags and all types of reusable food service ware.

HKUSU Co-Op Store

Sells tote bags and some types of reusable food service ware.

Plastic Free HK

Sells reusable bags and all types of reusable food service ware.

Bijas Vegetarian Restaurant

Sells reusable straws and containers.

Bulk Purchasing for Event Organisers and Offices

Plastic Free HK

Bulk ordering of straws, cleaners, and carry bags at wholesale prices.

Green Spark

Bulk ordering of reusable cloth bags and food service ware.

Bulk Rentals for Event Organisers and Offices

Chong Yuet Ming Canteen

Rents sets of pitchers and either glass or reusable plastic cups.

Fong Shu Chuen Canteen

Rents sets of pitchers and either glass or reusable plastic cups.

WeUSE

Rental service for reusable tableware. They offer a 10% discount! Just fill in 'HKU' in remarks column.

Environmental Campaign

Committee

Reusable tableware lending programme.

Other ways to get reusable items

Purchasing from local retail outlets

Purchase reusable food service ware from stores like Japan Home Centre, IKEA, Pricerite etc.

Make your own branded reusbles:

You can also consider distributing reusable water bottles or containers to your participants or colleagues. You can fund this on your own or possibly work with a sponsor.

Ditch Disposable is a campaign organsised by The University of Hong Kong Sustainability Office. To see information about our other projects, please visit www.sustainability.hku.hk.

If you have any suggestions or require more information about reducing disposable plastic waste on campus, please do not hesitate to contact us through email, our social media accounts, or the form opposite.

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