It’s no secret, New Zealanders have a love affair with coffee. That craved fix becomes a daily ritual and is sometimes the only way to get us functioning in the morning.
There’s just one slight problem when it comes to getting that much needed coffee fix: Mother Earth. Yep, that’s right, almost 300 million takeaway cups are thrown away in New Zealand every. Single. Year. All of these end up in landfill because they can’t be recycled. Eeeeek!
Luckily, we have news for you. There are a some cafes are not only doing their part in making the world a better place, but they’re rewarding us for it, too! We love CUPPACOFFEECUP™—reusuable cups! With gorgeous Kiwi art, it'll be hard to choose just one...
So, here’s just a few of the places in Auckland offering discounted coffee when you BYO cup.
Atomic Coffee Roasters
Atomic Coffee Roasters has been long supplying locals with their daily coffee fix. They’re serious about coffee and they’re serious about keeping well ahead in the eco-friendly game. At Atomic Coffee Roasters, you’ll receive a 50c discount on any coffee when using a reusable cup. Bloody legends!
Best Ugly Bagels
City Works Depot and Newmarket
Best Ugly Bagels may be known for their unbeatable breakfast treats but when it comes to coffee lovers, they offer the same sweet dealio as above. Simply order your morning coffee in a reusable cup and enjoy a 50c discount. That is, of course, only if you can resist the urge to sit down and order the best bagels.
The Shaky Isles Coffee and Co
With a serious passion for the environment and for the love of coffee, be sure to call in to The Shaky Isles Coffee and Co to feel good about doing your bit for the environment. Simply purchase your coffee using a keep cup and get rewarded with a 20c discount.
We already know that everything from Misters is truly lush and, just to stay true to themselves, they’re really delivering on the eco-friendly front. Buy your daily coffee and be charged the price of the size down. You’re welcome!
With a passion for coffee and a natural approach to food, this is a one-stop shop for those lovers of coffee and organic wholefoods. Be sure to make a pit stop at Dear Jervois with your keep cup and purchase your daily coffee fix with a 50c discount…that’s 50c towards one of their delicious organic superfood smoothies. Mmm!
AUT City Campus
Uni students, this is for you! Pop into The Counter at the AUT City Campus with your reusable cup and receive 10% off your coffee. That ought to set the 8am start off just right!
The Quad Café
University of Auckland
The Quad Café at the UoA not only offers students and staff a discount by simply bringing along reusable containers but even better, they offer a 20c discount on BYO coffee cups. Simply head in and order your coffee with your reusable cup and enjoy the savings. You can thank us later!
Cali - All Day Eatery
Whether you need a break from all that shopping or you simply just need a coffee, Cali – All Day Eatery has you covered. Located in the heart of Newmarket, call in and grab a coffee with your keep cup and only get charged $4.50 no matter what size you order! Now that’s a sweet deal.
Pickles Café & Catering
Want award-winning organic blends of coffee at a discounted price? Head in to Pickles Café and Catering with your BYO cup and receive a free size up! They’ve just introduced a whole new breakfast and lunch menu, so be sure to check that out while you’re there.
Next time you’re strolling along Queen Street, make a quick pit stop at the local Starbucks and get a discount of 40c. With a wide range of coffee, hand-crafted beverages and fresh food it’s best not to forget your cup. You can even purchase your keep cup there!
Located on Ponsonby Road, Fred’s is full of yum food, great coffee and some seriously delicious milkshakes. Head on in to grab your morning coffee fix with your BYO cup and be rewarded with 50c off. What a way to start the day!
Three Beans Coffee Roasters
City Works Depot
Three Beans Coffee Roasters are dedicated to serving their customers some seriously delicious espresso brews. They’re really serving up the sweet deals when it comes to keep cups, call in to Three Beans and grab yourself that daily coffee with 50c off.
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