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San Francisco Supervisor To Propose Disposable Coffee Cup Fee


 – Coffee drinkers in San Francisco may have to pay more for their cup of java based on a proposal that will be introduced Supervisor Aaron Peskin on Tuesday.

The Reuse “Zero Waste” ordinance would require coffee shops to charge customers .25 cents for disposable cups.

“I understand we care about the environment. I care about the environment,” said Ken Knoury, owner the Castro Coffee Company. “Why do you want to charge them 25 cents more per cup every day.” I mean it becomes a little burden.”

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