Eco-Discounts

UAlberta strives to reduce polystyrene and other waste generated by dining facilities.  Reusable mugs are sold in most retail locations with coffee drinks and also in the University Bookstore. Eco discounts are available at many food locations when you bring a reusable food container or mug, including:

  • Daily Grind (SUB):
    25 cent discount with personal mug
  • L’Express (SUB):
    20 cent discount with personal food containers;
    Tupperware dishes available for sale for $15.00 with a free first meal
  • Taco Time (SUB):
    20 cent discount BYOM
  • Edo Japan (SUB):
    25 cent discount with personal food container
  • Marco’s Famous (SUB):
    25 cent discount with personal container
  • Subway (SUB):
    25 cent discount with personal container
  • The Undergrind (SUB):
    25 cent discount with personal mug
  • Cookies By George (HUB):
    20 cents off BYOM
    55 cents off when you buy a Cookies By George reusable mug
  • Bar Teca (HUB):
    40 cent discount BYOM
  • Tim Horton's (ETLC):
    5 cent discount BYOM
  • Starbucks (ECHA and Cameron Library)
    10 cent discount BYOM

 

Did You Know?

When you eat in the Students' Union Building, you are in a comprehensive composting zone. Since 2007, a pre-consumer system has collected food scraps from the kitchens. There are also composting bins in the cafeteria to collect organic waste after you are done eating.