Coffee is the world's most consumed beverage. With this comes a mountain of used coffee cups that take up space in our landfills.
This piece from the Smart Company introduces us to a brand new way of dealing with this conundrum. Here's a short excerpt from the article titled No KeepCup? No worries: Meet Australia’s first ‘circular economy’ takeaway coffee cup:
Each cup has a unique identifier — a QR code — that is scanned before it leaves the cafe and linked directly to the customer’s account.
When they’re finished with their coffee, the customer leaves the ...