GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Coffee Cup Waste Statistics [Latest Report]

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"500 billion disposable coffee cups are used globally each year,"

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"16 billion disposable coffee cups, with 6.5 billion in the United States,"

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"Disposable coffee cups’ plastic linings can take 30 years to break down,"

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"Only 1 in 400 disposable coffee cups in the UK are recycled,"

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"6.5 million trees are cut down each year for paper cups,"

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"7 million coffee cups are used daily in the UK,"

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"150 disposable cups are used by the average American worker each year,"

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"Approximately 1 million single-use coffee cups are sent to landfill every minute,"

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"In Australia, 1 billion paper cups end up in landfills each year,"

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"Canadians discard over 1.5 billion disposable hot drink cups annually,"

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"The average number of coffee cups a person drinks from annually in the UK is 130,"

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"Disposable coffee cups account for 12 billion pounds of CO2 greenhouse gas emissions annually,"

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"Annually, 20 million trees are cut down for the production of single-use coffee cups,"

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"900 million disposable coffee cups are discarded every year in Germany,"

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"Over 100 disposable coffee cups are thrown away every second in the UK alone,"

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"Disposable coffee cups produce 3.7 billion pounds of waste each year in their production stage alone,"

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