KeepCup Brew Reusable Coffee Cup with Cork Band - Turbine 12oz
Quick Summary for You: Robust and sturdy, easy to hold and lovely to drink from. The glass will keep your drink hotter/colder for longer than the original version. But being glass it needs a bit more care when travelling with it.
KeepCup is a reusable cup that you can use for coffee, tea or any drink, either at home or on the go. Its easy to use, easy to clean, its also leak proof and has an easy pour spout.
KeepCup Brew - Cork Edition is crafted from blown tempered glass and cork. A premium drinking experience best suited to a coffee ritual – beautiful to hold, handle with care. Take the café experience with you at home, at work or on the move.
Around 5 million people around the world already use a KeepCup, diverting millions of disposable cups daily from landfill and through their actions, inspire others to do the same.
Join the revolution, get a reusable KeepCup, water bottle and shopping bag and start making a daily difference.
What makes your KeepCup so good (apart from the feel-good factor):
- Designed for your drinking pleasure
- Larger drinking hole to enhance your experience of the aroma and texture of your beverage
- Splash proof seal
- Polypropylene lid is non toxic, BPA/BPS free and 100% recyclable
- Twistable plug covers the mouthpiece when not in use
- Hard lid for ease of use and drinking pleasure
- Lightweight tempered glass - not unbreakable as its glass, but surprisingly durable
- The world's first Barista standard reusable cup
- KeepCups have been tested to 1,500 uses by industrial designers. We estimate they will last at least three years.
What is the problem with disposable cups?
Whilst disposable cups are marketed as ‘paper‘, they are commonly lined with polyethylene which contaminates the recycling stream and have polystyrene lids. They help to promote a throwaway culture of one-time use. Minutes in your hand, up to 50 years in landfill. Even Compostable and biodegradable paper cups cannot be put into household compost, they have to be commercially recycled. Buy a KeepCup and promote a larger movement of reuse and sustainability.
KeepCups are fully recyclable. you can put the separated components in household recycling at the end of life.
What else makes KeepCup good for the environment?
Low embodied energy in manufacture:
The resources required to manufacture plastic are relatively low. This means you only have to use it 15 times to break even with a disposable cup in terms of the energy manufacture and use.
Recyclable at end of life:
The KeepCup is made from single component materials to facilitate recycling at end of life. Polypropylene is being targeted as a great material capable of being recycled into consumer goods. There are lots of clever people doing exciting things in this space.
Weight and freight:
Being lightweight and stackable has a significant impact on the environmental costs of shipping and freight. The ability to ship components for local assembly also decreases the environmental impact of the KeepCup.
Makes cleaning easy.
Lightweight and unbreakable
For you to carry our product around it has to be lightweight, ergonomic and unbreakable.
The ability to choose a unique, personal colourway for yourself increases the desirability of the KeepCup, and increases your likelihood of remembering and reusing.
Some more interesting facts about KeepCup reusable cups:
- Over one year the KeepCup, when compared to disposable cups, reduces landfill by at least 99%, reduces water use by up to 90% and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by up to 92%.
- There is enough plastic in 20 disposable cups and lids to make 1 KeepCup
- Over 500 billion disposable cups are manufactured globally every year.
- Half of the plastic used in the world today is for single use disposable items like bottles, cups and straws.
- Most of the world’s paper supply, in fact about 71%, still comes from diminishing forests, not tree farms or the recycling bin.
Available in a range of colours and styles to suit all tastes and travels.