23 Aug '12, 11am

Why should you reuse cups? [infographic] Think using disposables doesn't really matter? Check this out.

Why should you reuse cups? [infographic] Think using disposables doesn't really matter? Check this out.

Headed out to grab a cup of coffee this morning? Make sure you grab a reusable mug, too. If you think it doesn't really matter, think again. According to this neat infographic from Factory Direct Promos (they promote things like branded reusable mugs), Americans use a whopping 25 billion paper cups each year! That adds up to 363 billion pounds of waste and the loss of more than 9 billion trees. Bottom line: Every little cup adds up. Do your part to save trees, reduce pollution and minimize waste by bringing a reusable mug with you this morning — and don't forget to grab your reusable water bottle before you head out to lunch. Here's why you should reuse your cup each and every time: Click image to see a larger version Infographic courtesy of Reusable Bags - Factory Direct Promos

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