Author: Marty Middlebrook
You’re in a rush, you need a coffee, but you’ve forgotten your reusable cup. Sound familiar?
“Does anyone have any good methods to remember to take their keep cup in the morning? I'm thinking to start storing the keys with the cups! Or the baby bottles.”
Since ABC’s the War on Waste aired, sales of reusable coffee cups went through the roof.
But how do you always remember an item that doesn’t fit comfortable in your pocket, needs a wash or is still dripping wet?
Someone recently asked this on a web forum, “Does anyone have any good methods to remember to take their keep cup in the morning? I'm thinking to start storing the keys with the cups! Or the baby bottles.”
Here are some quick tips - but also what to do when reusables are not an option.
Note– these ideas are applicable across the full range of reusables, not just coffee cups!
From the forum:
Suggestions from our team:
And finally, don't beat yourself up over the occasional disposable cup - there are much bigger issues to solve! Reduction through reuse is a great start.
Marty started with Planet Ark in 2012 and is currently Head of Operations. "I grew up playing outside. I love that Planet Ark not only champions time in nature, but that it also demonstrates the actual benefits and positive effects for people – and how fun it is!"
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