It's about time we started to take control of our own destiny. Our planet is in big trouble for a whole range of reasons, but there are also many ways we can individually make an effort to turn the tide.
Waste is one of the major problems we are facing globally, and single-use plastic is arguably the biggest culprit. We've all seen the images of plastics polluting the oceans and damaging the habitats of species around the world. It really needs to stop.
Thankfully, there are actions we can take to reduce the use of this non-recyclable material. One of these is by switching from using takeaway coffee cups to using a reusable cup. Despite what you may think, the majority of takeaway coffee cups are not recyclable as they contain a thin plastic lining. So switching to a reusable cup can make a significant impact on the amount of single-use plastic entering the environment. Read more...More about Tech, Lifestyle, Social Good, Coffee, and Coffee Cup
BEST FOR THE ENVIRONMENTrCup
Not only can you use this cup again and again but it's made from recycled cups.
BEST FOR DROPPINGbru
If you are always dropping your cup then look no further than the bru cup, which can survive pretty much anything.
BEST FOR PREMIUM MATERIALSEcobru
The Ecobru cup has a premium feel as it's made of durable, high-quality glass, and food grade silicone.
The Ecoffee cup comes with some clever features and is sure to impress with its quirky design.
BEST FOR BARISTASNeon Kactus
This cup is simple, stylish, and it just works, particularly is you are a coffee shop regular.
BEST FOR HEAT RETENTIONBodum
The Bodum cup is made from stainless steel for maximum heat retention, so you should never have to sip on tepid coffee again.
BEST BUDGET FRIENDLY OPTIONChugg Mug
This cup is perfect for coffee, a variety of teas, soft drinks, and even water.
BEST FOR CLEANINGCOCOSUE
Perfect for anyone that loaths washing up, as this model has a sleeve that's easily removed and replaced for painless cleaning.
BEST FOR TRAVELLERSWilford & Sons
This cup isn't fussy and sticks to the basics — leak-proof and heat retention.
BEST COLLAPSIBLE OPTIONPokito
If you don't have a lot of space to carry your cup, the Pokito collapsible cup is the perfect option.