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Support Green Week and get rewarded

Throughout Green Week, which runs from 2 - 8 March, bring your reusable cup to any of our cafes and get 25p off your hot drink and double loyalty stamps.

Don't have a reusable cup? You can buy one at any of our cafes for £3.00 and get a regular tea or filter coffee included in the price.

Fri 21 Feb 2020, 15:39 | Tags: Sustainability, Coffee

Important changes to newspaper and online ordering

As part of a wider CCSG sustainability strategy, Rootes Grocery Store is launching a new online ordering and delivery service in January 2020 which will be more efficient, cost effective and sustainable. This is what you can expect:

  • A new online form for food, drink and newspapers to replace email and phone orders. The online order form will enable us to fulfil orders more efficiently whilst helping to reduce congestion and pollution around campus. Deliveries will only be made between 10am – 12pm and 2 – 3pm. If there are any items you require that are not listed on the online form please visit Rootes Grocery Store.
  • There will be a £5.00 delivery charge for every online order. You will be asked to pay the delivery charge in advance (either with a costcode or a department charge card) which is non-refundable. This will enable us to deliver a more sustainable service reducing vehicles on campus during rush hour and peak times.

We’re confident the new service will continue to offer you an easy and convenient shopping experience. Rootes Grocery Store is open seven days a week if you would prefer to pop in and buy your food, drink or newspapers.

Fri 22 Nov 2019, 11:26 | Tags: Rootes Grocery Store, Staff, Sustainability

Food donation collection point

Rootes Grocery Store has set up a food donation drop off point at the front of the store and is working in partnership with the Students' Union and Coventry Foodbank to collect food items to help local people in crisis. If you have any unopened and non perishable food items that you would like to donate, please drop them off at the store. The items will be collected weekly by the Students' Union and delivered to Coventry Foodbank.

Thu 07 Mar 2019, 14:42 | Tags: Rootes Grocery Store, Sustainability

From Friday 21st September, we're introducing a new pricing initiative...

We're making some changes, find out more about some new exciting initiatives being introduced into our cafes.

Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:52 | Tags: Sustainability, Coffee

World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day so we thought today would be a good time to share how we’ve been helping make campus more sustainable.

Tue 05 Jun 2018, 16:02 | Tags: Sustainability

Warwick Retail pledge to reduce single use plastic

As part of Green Week 2018, a student-led initiative committed to reducing the amount of single-use plastic in the University of Warwick.

Sponsored by Warwick Retail and the SU, the student’s will be giving out free reusable water bottles to staff and students on campus in return for a pledge to use it instead of single-use plastic cups.

Mon 12 Mar 2018, 16:40 | Tags: Offers, Sustainability