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Selfridges transforms used coffee cups into shopping bags in world first

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Selfridges has become the first retailer to upcycle used coffee cups from in-store and at its headquarters into its iconic yellow shopping bags. The initiative comes after recent scientific data showing that paper coffee cups could not be recycled, and with 2.5 billion paper cups used in the UK each year. Selfridges’ new upcycled bags begins its life when used disposable cups from the department store’s food hall and offices are “tipped, flipped and stacked” – a process to ensure remaining liquid is drained and the lid, sleeve and cup are separated

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Selfridges transforms used coffee cups into shopping bags in world first

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