Your local coffee joint should already let you bring your own mug, but if you want something that has a lid and won't smash when it falls to the floor, the Australian-manufactured Hookturn BYO Cup — moulded from silicon to mimic a standard takeaway drink — is a pretty neat idea. At $10.95 for a small or $15.95 for a medium, it's not exactly cheap, but it's a simple way to reduce your paper and plastic waste if you can't forego a flat white or two every day. [Hookturn
Hookturn BYO Cup Is A Green Way To Drink Takeaway Coffee
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