9 Alarming Facts About Single Use Coffee Cups

Nine Alarming Facts about Single Use Cups

    1. Disposable paper cups contain 5% polyurethane plastic, making composting and recycling of disposable cups extremely rare
    2. Half a trillion disposable cups are manufactured annually around the world; that’s over 70 disposable cups for every person on the planet.
    3. Most plastic used in the world today is for single-use items.
    4. 4 billion trees, or 35% of the total trees chopped down, are used in paper industries
    5. 1 tonne of paper consumes 98 tonnes of resources in manufacture.
    6. Globally, we consume nearly 300 million tonnes of paper each year; most made from virgin pulp.
    7. Very little recycled paper is used to make disposable cups due to health risk concerns.
    8. 70% of the world’s paper comes from diminishing forests, not from plantations or recycling
    9. Consumer waste has increased more than tenfold over the 20th century, from 40kg to 560kg of waste per person, per year.

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  • Swirl

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    [su_accordion] [su_spoiler title="Description" open="yes" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class=""]Each year, 100 billion single use coffee cups end up as landfill. That’s why we created the Swirl Ecoffee Cup, an environmentally responsible reusable cup made with natural bamboo fibre – one of the world’s most sustainable resources. It’s BPA and phthalate free and at just 135g, it’s light, sturdy and fully dishwasher safe. It also has a resealable ‘no-drip’ lid. Ecoffee Cup. Have Fun. Do Good. Not suitable for microwave. [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title="Features" open="no" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class=""]
    • 14oz / 400ml
    • Naturally sterile: no flavour-taint
    • Reusable over and over
    • Cuts daily consumer waste
    • Fully dishwasher safe
    • Not suitable for microwave
    • Made with natural bamboo fibre
    • Resealable 'no-drip' lid
    • Help #stopthe100billion
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    14oz · 400ml R201.00
  • Thief

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    [su_accordion] [su_spoiler title="Description" open="yes" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class=""]William Morris is recognised as one of the most significant cultural figures of Victorian Britain. Artist, print maker, poet and social activist, he was associated with the British arts and crafts movement and contributed to the revival of traditional textile arts and production methods. He also held a deep commitment and respect for the environment.  Useful and beautiful, Ecoffee Cup embodies all William Morris held true. Functional classics for our times. Each year, 100 billion single use coffee cups end up as landfill. That’s why we created the William Morris Thief 14oz Ecoffee Cup, an environmentally responsible reusable made with natural bamboo fibre – one of the world’s most sustainable resources. It’s BPA and phthalate free and at just 160g, it’s light, sturdy and fully dishwasher safe. It also has a resealable ‘no-drip’ lid. Ecoffee Cup. Have Fun. Do Good. Not suitable for microwave. [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title="Features" open="no" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class=""]
    • 400ml / 14oz
    • Fully dishwasher safe
    • Made with natural bamboo fibre
    • Naturally sterile: no flavour-taint
    • Resealable 'no-drip' lid
    • Reusable over and over
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    • Help #stopthe100billion
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    William Morris 14oz · 400ml R227.00
  • Kerr & Napier

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    [su_accordion] [su_spoiler title="Description" open="yes" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class=""]Each year, 100 billion single use coffee cups end up as landfill. That’s why we created Kerr & Napier Ecoffee Cup, an environmentally responsible reusable cup made with natural bamboo fibre – one of the world’s most sustainable resources. It’s BPA and phthalate free and at just 135g, it’s light, sturdy and fully dishwasher safe. It also has a resealable ‘no-drip’ lid. Ecoffee Cup. Have Fun. Do Good. Not suitable for microwave. [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title="Features" open="no" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class=""]
    • 12oz / 340ml
    • Naturally sterile: no flavour-taint
    • Reusable over and over
    • Cuts daily consumer waste
    • Fully dishwasher safe
    • Not suitable for microwave
    • Made with natural bamboo fibre
    • Resealable 'no-drip' lid
    • Help #stopthe100billion
    • R35,- Flat Rate Shipping.
    • Free shipping on orders above R300,- [/su_spoiler]
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    12oz · 340ml R191.00
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    [su_accordion] [su_spoiler title="Description" open="yes" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class=""]Each year, 100 billion single use coffee cups end up as landfill. That’s why we created the Stargate Ecoffee Cup, an environmentally responsible reusable cup made with natural bamboo fibre – one of the world’s most sustainable resources. It’s BPA and phthalate free and at just 135g, it’s light, sturdy and fully dishwasher safe. It also has a resealable ‘no-drip’ lid. Ecoffee Cup. Have Fun. Do Good. Not suitable for microwave. [/su_spoiler] [su_spoiler title="Features" open="no" style="default" icon="plus" anchor="" class=""]
    • 14oz / 400ml
    • Naturally sterile: no flavour-taint
    • Reusable over and over
    • Cuts daily consumer waste
    • Fully dishwasher safe
    • Not suitable for microwave
    • Made with natural bamboo fibre
    • Resealable 'no-drip' lid
    • Help #stopthe100billion
    • R35,- Flat Rate Shipping.
    • Free shipping on orders above R300,- [/su_spoiler]
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    14oz · 400ml R201.00