Frugalpac says it has created the first coffee cup that can be easily and completely recycled
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Unlike other paper coffee cups, Frugal Cups are made from recycled paperboard with no waterproofing chemicals. Standard paper coffee cups are harder to recycle because they are produced from plastic-coated virgin paperboard, according to the company. That material does not break down easily when recycled. Another difference is that the parts of the Frugal Cup – the outer layer and the liner – are easy to separate during the recycling process.
The cups are already in production (they come in four colours – including polka dots) and can be ordered from the company.