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Fully compostable takeaway coffee cup created by UK company


BBC reports that Biome Bioplastics has made a cup using natural materials including potato starch, and cellulose – which makes up plant cell walls.

The cup is fully biodegradable and also completely disposable meaning it can be recycled or discarded as food waste. They are not yet on the market.

At present only nine per cent of what we think we are recycling is actually being recycled, coffee cups being a large part of this.

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