University of Bath

Disposable cup recycling

Find out where the disposable cup recycling bins are located and how to use them.

Disposable cup recycling bins

The University of Bath is the first UK University to offer a dedicated disposable drink cup recycling collection, to help reduce the 650,000 disposable cups that are thrown away on campus each year. The cups are recycled in Cornwall into items like pens, pencils and notebooks.

You can find the dedicated recycling bins at these campus locations:

  • Claverton Rooms
  • Fountain Canteen
  • 4W café/foyer
  • The Edge
  • STV Café
  • Lime Tree
  • Students’ Union
  • Chancellors' Building
  • Library
  • 10W
  • Wessex House
  • 4ES
  • 3 South
  • 4 South
  • East Building
  • 8 West
  • 1 West
  • 2 East

Please dispose of the lid in the plastics recycling part of the bin and use the pod on the side to pour away any liquids.