On average, Canadians consume _____ cups of coffee a day.
You may know that a Polystyrene cup isn’t recyclable but did you know your paper cup can’t be tossed in your blue bag/box either?
Paper cups are lined with polyethylene, a plastic coating that cannot be recycled. This leads to approximately ____ cups ending up in Canadian landfills every year.
To produce these cups takes almost ____ tonnes of wood each year.
As these cups slowly decompose they release carcinogenic chemicals and methane. One study states that paper cups create over ____ kilograms of waste each year. This is equivalent to 22, 900 elephants.