Germany’s cities embrace reusable coffee cup deposit schemes to tackle waste

Cities across Germany are aiming to reduce coffee cup waste by providing cafe and coffee shop customers with reusable coffee cup deposit schemes. In Freiburg, The Freiburg Cup, a reusable coffee cup made from dishwasher-proof plastic that can be obtained from participating outlets, has proven to be popular, especially among students, since launching last November. The cup, which can be obtained in exchange for a deposit of €1, … Continue reading Germany’s cities embrace reusable coffee cup deposit schemes to tackle waste