And here is the simple step by step guide
- The customers brings their own clean reusable cup & holds onto their lid
- When placing an order they advise they have their own reusable
- Customer places cup on a pre-marked spot on a table/tray and steps back
- Barista prepares the drink inside the cafe in a reusable cup or jug
- If the order is coffee, the barista will keep the coffee shot and milk elements separate
- Barista then pours the drink into the cup without any contact with the cup
- Barista steps back and customer steps forward taking their coffee away to be enjoyed
If you are a Cafe who is offering #ContactlessCoffee, don't forget to ensure all your employees know how it works!
Us Re-users are only delighted to support your business.
As a Cafe:
Please share the videos with your employees to show how simple it is. An easy solution is to use a small tray or mark a spot on the counter for customers to put their cup, this visual helps reinforce that the cup stays where it is and no one needs to touch it.
Enable Conscious Consumers to find you on our map
Check our our Map of verified Cafes accepting reusable cups in Ireland. If you are a Cafe that would like to be added to the list please follow this link. Likewise, if you know of a Cafe who is accepting your reusable please let us know and we would be delighted to confirm it with them and can add them to the map.
And what about the Food Safety Authority?
There is no ban by the Food Safety Authority on reusables, it is up to each individual business to decide on their policy, details from their website can be found here. They also encourage the use of crockery for sit in as there is no policy insisting on disposables.
The Department of Communication, Climate Action and the Environment along with Professor Luke O'Neill, Immunologist in Trinity College Dublin have endorsed #ContactlessCoffee.
You will find his signature here along with
Over 125 health experts defending the safety of reusables by Greenpeace.