Our Top 5 Reusable Coffee (or Tea!) Cups

Oct 16, 2019by Olivia - F&F

Image courtesy of KeepCup

It’s estimated that Australians use 1 billion disposable coffee cups per year – that’s roughly 2.7 million thrown out every single day!

Swapping your disposable takeaway coffee cup for a reusable option is a huge win for the planet, especially if everybody gets on board with it.

We have a great range of reusable cups for you to choose from here at Flora & Fauna

Whether you need a leakproof cup, a customisable cup, a glass cup, a huge cup (for sleepy days) or a small one (to pop in your bag) – we’ve got you covered.  


Did you know that all rCUP’s are made from disposable paper cups? rCUP essentially turns waste into new products – this is called a ‘closed-loop’ design and contributes towards the development of the circular economy. Goodbye, throwaway culture!

They are very light, so a great option for on the go, and you can throw in your bag whilst safe in the knowledge that they will not leak! Trust us, we've tried a few!

rCUP’s are amazing for a few different reasons:

  • Made from disposable coffee cups, making it one of the most sustainable reusable cups on the market
  • Leakproof pop-up lid
  • BPA Free
  • 360-degree drinking (no spout, you can drink from anywhere around the lid)
  • Can be opened and closed with one hand
  • Slightly insulated (keeps drinks warm for an hour or two)
  • Available in 2 sizes: 8oz (227ml) and 12oz (340ml).

SoL Cup

SoL Reusable Glass Cups are one of a kind. Each cup is hand blown and designed to catch the eye with their range of beautiful, simplistic colours. They are perfect for the eco-conscious fashionista, you can be sure these gorgeous cups won't clash with your outfit. The silicone lid allows for easy cleaning and the silicone band prevents slipping.

SoL Cups are:

  • BPA/BPS free
  • Durable and microwave/dishwasher safe
  • Available in many different colours
  • Available in 8oz (236ml), 12oz (354ml) and 16oz (475ml).

Cheeki Leakproof Cup & Mug

The Cheeki Leakproof Cups and Mugs are one of a kind and super retro! They differ slightly from one another, so keep on reading to find out which type will suit you better.

Cheeki Coffee Cup:

  • Contains a flip-up lid
  • Keeps your drink hot for 6 hours or cold for 6 hours
  • Available in 240ml and 310ml.

Cheeki Leakproof Coffee Mug

  • Has a leakproof pop-up lid
  • Keeps your drink hot for 8 hours or cold for 12 hours
  • Available in 350ml only.

Both types are double-walled, vacuum insulated and will fit under most barista coffee machines.

Bryteka Pottery Coffee Cup

On the lookout for something a little bit more unique? These Bryteka cups are handcrafted on the Gold Coast, in Australia, by a master potter! Each cup is a little bit different, resulting in a truly unique reusable cup.

  • Available in a range of beautiful colours
  • The lid is BPA-Free and made from silicone
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Handmade in Australia, each cup is unique
  • Approx 350ml capacity.


How can we forget KeepCups - they are everywhere! In 2007, Jamie and Abigail Forsyth designed their own barista standard reusable cup to combat the volume of disposable cups being used in their café in Melbourne. KeepCups are now being used in more than 65 countries around the world and have become a symbol for the war on waste.

KeepCups come in almost every colour you can think of, and also have a range of glass and cork cups too. The extra small 4oz is perfect for a babycino, so you can have matching KeepCups with your bub!  

They’re also:

  • BPA/BPS free
  • Customisable (all parts can be swapped with other KeepCups to change up its look!)
  • Lightweight and unbreakable
  • Barista standard (some cafés may even offer a discount if you bring your KeepCup)
  • Hard lid with a plug to cover the mouthpiece
  • Available in 5 sizes: XS: 4oz = 120ml, SiX: 6oz = 177ml, Small: 8oz = 227ml, Medium: 12oz = 340ml, Large: 16oz = 454ml.

Are you a Star Wars fan? KeepCup has special Star Wars themed cups on offer. We’re also proud to stock the Sea Shepherd KeepCups – 15% of all proceeds goes to Sea Shepherd Australia to support their work in protecting our oceans.

We hope you like the choices of our top 5 favourite reusable cups – let us know which one your favourite is and why in the comments!

Shop our huge range of Reusable Cups here

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