According to papercalculator.org, we could save 6.59 million trees in the United States alone if we stopped using paper cups and started using reusable mugs instead.
Even so, it’s hard to convince every single American to walk around with a reusable mug. In this case, if you can’t beat them, join them!
A new startup in California has an awesome idea for coffee and tea lovers everywhere that can kill two problems with one stone: waste and deforestation.
The company has created a Kickstarter campaign to make a biodegradable coffee cup with seeds embedded in it that will grow if it’s buried in the ground. The seeds are native to the area in which it’s purchased too. Awesome!