March 09, 2023, 11:39
The Russian environmental operator offers coffee shops to abandon paper tableware within the framework of the green standard, and offers all Russians to buy thermal mugs. Wrote about it zr.media website.
Letters with a new set of requirements have already been sent to the Russian Barista Association and the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia.
“And we calculated that if all coffee lovers in Russia switch to thermo mugs, then more than 41 billion paper cups will not be used in a year,” said Denis Butsaev, CEO of REO.
He explained that paper tableware is not recyclable because it is covered with a layer of polypropylene film. This plastic will lie in landfills for a thousand years.
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