Bring Your Own Coffee Cup

There are many reasons to use your own coffee cup; it can save you money and it is better for the planet too, have a look at our infographic below:

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BRING YOUR OWN COFFEE CUP  Text Version:
16,000,000,000  paper cups are used in America each year

1 paper cup a day = 23 lbs of waste into a landfill a year

Could fill 6,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools!
Materials used to produce all 16 billion cups
1.6 million lbs of plastic
4 billion gallons of water
6.5 million trees
253 million lbs of waste
4 billion lbs of CO2
Only 1.5% of drinks served at Starbucks are in reusables. If every customer used a reusable tumbler, we could save:

4.4 billion gallons of water, 1.8 million lbs of trees, 2.5 billion lbs of CO2
That’s more carbon dioxide than would be emitted if the entire population of San Francisco got in their cars and drove to New York. And it’s enough water to supply all of Los Angeles for 8 days.

NOT RECYCLABLE
The plastic used in coffee cup lids is polystyrene or styrofoam. It is a carcinogen and a neurotoxin, especially when heated. It is NOT recyclable or biodegradable
WAYS TO SAVE Buying coffee in Starbucks tumblers saves 100 for every cup = $36 a year
Tumblers are designed to be used at least 3,000 times = Average 8 years = 189 Ibs of waste saved

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