Shop at coffee shops that have banned single-use cups
Boston Tea Party is a purposeful group of 22 cafes with a mission all about #MakingThingsBetter. In 2018, they were the first cafe chain to ban single use cups.
Only 1 in 400 of the estimated 2.5 billion plastic coated coffee cups* used in the UK each year are recycled. 4%, approximately 500,000, are littered every daySource
- Removes bad choices – the only drinks container choices are resusable or rentable
- Encourages customers to change behaviour
- Additional initial cost for a reusable cup
- Requires education of customers to change behaviour
Making a difference
By banning single-use cups, Boston Tea Party have prevented 325,683 cups from entering landfill.