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Coffee cups belong in a REFUSE bin.

 

Examples: Plastic, bio-plastic, compostable, recyclable, and paper cups.

Please remember: The ‘recyclable’ and biodegradable/compostable cups cannot be recycled or composted by local authorities, please see our information on biodegradable products here. Please ensure they all go in your residual bin, not your recycling, food, or green waste bins. They will not break down and will cause problems.

Hints and Tips: Remember your reusables They look pretty, help the planet, and can save you money as some coffee shops now offer a discount if you bring your own cup.

Fact: Around 7 million cups go to landfill EVERY DAY in the UK alone, amounting to 2.5billion every year.