Why it’s so hard to recycle coffee cups—and why that’s finally starting to change

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Have you ever stood in front of the trash can with your Starbucks cup and wondered whether to toss it in the garbage or in the recycling bin? You’re not alone.

Until recently, the right answer has often been the trash. Disposable coffee cups, milk cartons, takeout boxes, and other food packaging has a plastic lining to make sure liquids and oils don’t seep through.


Source: Fast Company


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