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Second (Guessing the) Cup

Second (Guessing the) Cup

coffeecup.jpgWe recently reported on coffee grounds' potential as biofuel. But what about the cup that coffee comes in? Fast Company reports on efforts by Starbucks -- both philosophical and logistical -- to better manage the tidal wave of paper cups that the coffee purveyor sends to landfills.

While more sustainable, recyclable or compostable cups are certainly a good thing, The Heap still believes the best way to get your coffee is in a reusable mug.