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Takeaway Cups

Did you know?

  • no takeaway cups or lids are recycled in Christchurch
  • no 'bio' cups are recycled or composted in Christchurch (in fact these can jam the machines that take care of compost and recycling)
  • coffee cups make up the largest volume of waste in public rubbish bins

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So, join us in reducing waste. Purchase the New Zealand-made, barista-grade, Love Lyttelton cup at:

  • Harbour Co-op
  • Lyttelton Farmers Market Waste Matters stall
  • Lyttelton Harbour Information Centre
  • Outside Lyttelton? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

diamond harbour cupReusable Diamond Harbour coffee cups are now available. These Ideal Cups are designed and made in Wellington and the Diamond Harbour edition was designed by Diamond Harbour local Natasha Hawkins. 

Made from durable BPA-free plastic. The profit goes to helping Waste Matters' work in Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour. 

$15.00. To buy one: visit the Rubbish Whisperer's website (which will have these cups up soon) or send me a message. Also on sale at The Rough Diamond Cafe and Preserved Cook School and Eatery in Diamond Harbour and the Church Bay Store.

Find out more about our waste minimisation projects, here.

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Street Party Transport

Our beautiful port town does not offer many parking options. There will be no parking in Lyttelton after 7pm. Please consider one of the alternative transport options;

Park & Ride

Park at one of the following locations and take the bus provided for a gold coin donation. Buses will run to and from these locations between 5.30pm and 10.00pm.
 
Eastgate Carpark
 
Chapmans Road
 
City Bus:
Extra bus services will run on the 28 and 535 lines to and from Lyttelton.
 

Returning busses:

The 28 route will run at 10pm, 10:15, 10:30, and 11pm

Reusable cups

Only Globelet reusable cups are being used at the street party for ALL drinks and soup. Globelets are New Zealand-made and are recyclable, reusable, BPA-free. You buy your globelet for $2 when you buy your first drink, then the Globelet is yours to use for the night (you can even rinse it at our rinse station!). At the end of the night you can take it home or return it for a refund.

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