Possible 25p levy on takeaway coffee cups

The environmental audit committee today published a report on coffee cups wastage and the effects caused. They found that the UK produces 30,000 tonnes of coffee cup related waste each year and less than 0.25% is recycled. MPs are calling for: – A 25p levy on coffee bought in takeaway cups to be used to reduce the number of cups thrown away and invest in reprocessing facilities.  See here.

See here also for more information at change.org.

Full Report – Disposable Packaging Coffee Cups

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