The UK’s Latte Levy – level 1
People in the UK throw away a lot of disposable coffee cups. They throw away 2.5 billion cups each year. The government wants there to be more recycling. It wants to start a fee on disposable coffee cups.
The fee can make people use reusable cups. The fee can also make them want to make new types of coffee cups.
Normal coffee cups are hard to recycle. They have plastic on them. Right now, Britain can recycle only one per cent of cups.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
Do you drink coffee?
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