Around 200 million single-use cups are used and discarded in Scotland each year.
Only 4% of these are recycled.
Something needs to change.
Let’s reduce cup waste
In order to reduce cup waste, we are focusing on:
- Ensuring that far fewer cups are littered
- Increasing cup recycling rates, including the development of a cup waste collection and recycling service
- Promoting reuse
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