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Re: [Debconf-team] Reusable cups for DebConf13

On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 01:28:07PM +0200, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> I'm relaying this for the people woring on organizing the bar at
> DebConf13. They propose to use reusable cups for selling beverages. The
> cups would not be personal, if you buy a drink, you give back your old
> cup and receive a washed one. Cups will be washed by the bar team in a
> "hotel kitchen" dishwasher. Therefore the bar team estimates that a bit
> more than 2 cups per attendee are needed. The cups will have a DebConf
> logo on them and are a good souvenir to take home from DebConf. It's
> also more ecological to use reusable cups than one way cups and they
> don't break as easily as glasses. I don't know the regulations at Le
> Camp, but in some Swiss cities we might even be required to use reusable
> dishes.

Most things become a lot less ecological when you start putting them in your
hand luggage and taking them home in planes.

> We investigated prices of two different providers [1]. Costs are very
> similar.
> Costs: 480€ - 550€, depending on colors, producer and exact quantity
> Quanity: 700-800
> Cup size: 30-40cl

And do we have an estimate of how much it would cost to use disposable cups
for the week?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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