Sipping on a banana peel: the Sydney bar making waste minimisation sexy

sipping on a banana peel the sydney bar making waste minimisation sexy

You don’t expect to see 82,000 milk bottles in a cocktail bar. You won’t see them at Re in Sydney’s South Eveleigh either, but they’re there. They’ve been transformed by Melbourne’s Replas into a sleek terrazzo-style bar and tabletops.

“Everything you touch as a guest is recycled: the seat, the top, the glass, your plate,” Matt Whiley says of his new venue. He wants Re to be a zero-waste bar, and his eco-friendly brief goes beyond what’s in your martini or spritz.

The bar’s sleek counter, staircase and other plastic fixtures once transported milk. The Philippe Starck stools are moulded from “stuff swept off the floor from warehouses,” says the award-winning bartender, who moved to Sydney in November 2018 to launch a pop-up version of his London bar, Scout. The plates are shaped from excess clay from tableware brand Mud Australia, while the glasses are “imperfect” rejects from candle and glass makers Maison Balzac. They usually get trashed, but now they serve margaritas flavoured with rescued rockmelons.

Early hype around the venue billed it as the world’s first permanent no-waste cocktail bar. After opening in mid-April, Re now describes itself as a “Regenerative bar and kitchen”…

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