This episode is looking into the surprisingly complex world of coffee cups.
Are they recyclable? Is it better to just chuck them in the bin?
Are bioplastics actually better for the planet?
Jacinta Bowler, a science journalist at Cosmos, is your guide to the many questions surrounding those convenient little coffee carriers.
Read more: Here’s everything you need to know about composting.
Jacinta reckons mugs of coffee are saving the planet, and they look into exactly why you might want to consider ditching the disposable.
Originally published by Cosmos as Which bin should I put my coffee cup in?
Jacinta Bowler is a science journalist at Cosmos. They have a undergraduate degree in genetics and journalism from the University of Queensland and have been published in the Best Australian Science Writing 2022.
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