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German city offers ingenious alternative to single-use coffee cups

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 06, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Dec 05, 2017

What do you do when you arrive at a coffee shop and realize you've forgotten your reusable mug? Many of us, in need of caffeine, would guiltily accept the disposable cup that's probably not completely recyclable. But the city of Freiburg, Germany came up with an inventive solution. They created the Freiburg Cup - a cup coffee lovers can snag for one Euro and return to participating stores to be cleaned and used again - for around 400 times.





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