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Reusable coffee cups aren’t entirely eco-friendly

It can take between 20 and 100 uses for a reusable cup to offset its higher greenhouse gas emissions compared to a disposable

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Phoebe Weston Why buying reusable cups isn’t the way to tackle plastic waste

Analysis: Eliminating single-use cups is a token gesture that makes us feel we are doing more than we really are, says Phoebe Weston