I is for Invest In Your Own Coffee Cup

If you start every morning with a steamy cup, a quick tabulation can show you that the waste is piling up. Invest in a stainless steel reusable cup. Read this and step out of the coffee line.

What other “I”-things can you do to protect the earth?

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Tom Sullivan
Tom C Sullivan5 years ago

I have used the same plastic cup for years, I know it is plastic, but why discard when it is used daily , again for years. Now if it buys the farm I have a stainless for back up. Now for the coffee, bad habit here, I drink about 20 cups a day. GREEN COFFEE.. Now for a coffee break

Ashley R.
Ashley R.5 years ago

i need to begin using a reusable cup and making my own coffee rather than running to starbucks to grab a latte or something. waste is adding up, and why purchase when i can make my own coffee drinks with fair trade coffee to boot?

Janice D.
Past Member 6 years ago

I always have a cup of coffee in the morning at work..To keep me awake and Get started!

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Angelica P.
Angelica P.6 years ago

I have a cup at work for my coffee and sometimes I bring my own coffee. I also have silverware at work.

Linda M.
Linda M.6 years ago

noted. bring your own bags when you shop.


thanks so much

Anitra Smith
Anitra Smith6 years ago

Thanks for the idea! My husband is a big coffee drinker and as the economy is trying to get it's bearings I'm finding myself not getting Starbucks each morning anymore. I'm definitely going to start looking for a coffee pot and travel mugs and create a new morning coffee ritual that doesn't include Baristas, lots of waste or high prices. Please visit my website which talks about all my ventures into the Green World fromnormaltgreen.com or fromnormaltogreen.com/blog

Lu G.
Lu Galasso6 years ago

Definitely go with my own travel mug...not only is it better for the environment, but it's cheaper!

Linda M.
Linda M.6 years ago

everyone, please sign and share:


thanks so much

Linda M.
Linda M.6 years ago

i just bought a large one last week. i love it.

Shanne W.
Shanne W.6 years ago

Ronnie has contributed to numerous books about green home design, DIY, children, and humor. Ronnie lives the Hudson Valley of New York with her family.