Reusable takeaway coffee cups

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Jun 22, 2021 5:54 AM
Submitted By
Claire Roocke
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Brief Analysis of the Product

  • Disposable coffee cups are often single-use, unable to be recycled and are used in mass every day all over the world. The disposable cups produce a lot of waste and some cups have a plastic lining that prevents the cups from being recycled.
  • Reusable coffee cups are available in a wide range of styles, sizes, and with different technology applied to it.
  • Adaption of mugs and cups for easy use when out and about.

Key Features that Promote Sustainability

  • A useful alternative to disposable takeaway coffee cups to use at cafes/restaurants which reduces waste produced. Some cafes also offer discounts for using reusable cups.
  • The cups have an extended lifetime which allows them to be used for a long time.
  • The reusable cups themselves can be made sustainably.

Features that Reduce Sustainability

  • Reusable cups that are made sustainably are often expensive which reduces the number of people that can purchase these.
  • Depending on material of the cup, it could use a lot of water or resources to produce.