Does Your Coffee Cup Matter To You?

There is a unique bunch of coffee drinkers throughout the world. Some like to drink their coffee in branded coffee cups, others care less about it. Some people go so far to bring their favorite coffee mug or cup with them when they visit a coffee shop or a restaurant. With so many options for cups and mugs available these days, it is worth known the benefits and drawbacks that some of these options come with.

Styrofoam cups have become a popular choice for coffee at restaurants, offices and even many homes. They do not conduct heat, so very hot coffee can be consumed without burning your hands. Even after this convenience, they have some disadvantages. Because of the fact that they nor re-used, they are filling up the landfills throughout the world. The main problem with this type of cup is that if left, it would take them many years to break down. There is also an important concern in the development and transport of these cups, as both the processes cause harm to the environment. Styrofoam is the least environmentally friendly coffee cup despite its practical benefits. (more…)

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