Friends of the Earth Cardiff - Coffee cups http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/761/all en Stop coffee cup waste http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/stop-coffee-cup-waste <p><img src="/files/foecardiff/images/coffee_cup_waste.jpg" alt="Disposable paper coffee cups" width="480" height="307" />n</p> <p>Up to 2.5 billion paper coffee cups are thrown away every year. Friends of the Earth want Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom to back new rules to end coffee cup waste.</p> <p>While some cafes promote re-usable and recyclable cups, action is needed to make all the big coffee chains end the waste.</p> <p>In the UK less than 1 in 400 of coffee-cups are recycled. Some of the cups can&rsquo;t be recycled.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/stop-coffee-cup-waste">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/stop-coffee-cup-waste#comments Waste Coffee cups Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:30:50 +0000 Chris 624 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk