According to Carry Your Cup, the average American office worker uses about 500 disposable cups
every year. Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day or equivalent to 146 billion cups of coffee per year, making the United States the leading consumer of coffee in the world. Americans throw away 25 billion styrofoam coffee cups every year If you buy just one cup of coffee or tea in a disposable cup every day, you’ll end up creating about 23 lbs of waste in one year.
YIKES! That's a lot of paper and just an example of one small way you can conserve waste each year!
My rule when buying a reusable coffee cup is NO plastic because who wants their latte with a shot of leaching plastic?
This video explores my favorite three options: ceramic coffee cups, Hydro Flask and Silipints!
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