Paper Cups

Compost

Updated on November 27, 2018

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Instructions

Make sure it's empty. Coffee cups go in the green cart, but the paper sleeve can be recycled (blue cart). The plastic top cannot be recycled: it is too small and not an easily recyclable type of plastic.

Alternatives

Bring a reusable mug or canteen instead. Many coffee shops will give you a discount if you use your own cup.

Facts

500 billion disposable cups are produced every year. If you were to save a cup a day for 40 years you would save 24 trees.

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