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Infographic: Why reuse a cup?
Think carrying a reusable coffee mug won't matter? Think again. Here's why you should reuse a cup each and every time.
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 07:12 AM
Headed out to grab a cup of coffee this morning? Make sure you grab a reusable mug, too. If you think it doesn't really matter, think again.
According to this neat infographic from Factory Direct Promos
(they promote things like branded reusable mugs), Americans use a whopping 25 billion paper cups each year! That adds up to 363 million pounds of waste and the loss of more than 9 million trees.
Bottom line: Every little cup adds up. Do your part to save trees, reduce pollution and minimize waste by bringing a reusable mug with you this morning — and don't forget to grab your reusable water bottle before you head out to lunch.
Here's why you should reuse your cup each and every time:
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