Takeaway coffee cups for a cafe

On the off chance that anyone here owns a cafe and knows where to order cups from all year round for lowest price at good quality. Good enough quality that people feel good about using them after paying good money for a coffee.

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    People don’t feel good using takeaway coffee cups.. unless you do something like 7-11 and recycle them

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      Their coffee needs to go into something. But I meant just not the super cheap cups with plastic lids with sharp unfinished edges or cardboard without any insulation.

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        You could pour the coffee into their cupped hands maybe?

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          I just use a straw and drink directly from the machine.

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      Yeah paper coffee cups are the problem. Not running your SUV, not using A/C half the year and heater the other half a year, not the bush bulldozed to build your house, not energy used to produce and transport your food, not all the plastic you chuck out, not the e-waste from all the devices you upgrade every 2 years. It's biodegradable coffee cups.

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        Is there a reason you can't address more than one thing at once?

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          No but token gestures makes people think they're doing something and cause people to take less action on their much more significant impacts.

          I mean each litre of petrol generates 2.3kg of CO2. Cars average 2000L per year, or 4600kg of CO2 per year, which is 104522.9 moles. A mole of gas at 25C/1atm occupies approx 24.5L

          So an average car generates 4.6 tonnes of CO2 = approx 2,560,811 L of gas per year.

          It makes more sense to tackle significant impacts first. And besides, it's reported that most of this "recycling" of coffee cups ends up in landfill anyway. It's a scam to make people sleep better rather than actually do anything.

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            @lunchbox99: 100 companies produce 70% of the world's CO2. Lets shut them down then. That's like 1 trillion coffee cups or 10,000,000 cars?

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              @orangetrain: Well if they are doing it because we demand their products or services, then that's our emissions. Like people complain about cruise liner emissions, well it wouldn't exist if people stopped booking with them. Apparently people don't care enough to stop.

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                @lunchbox99: Why can't people care enough to ban those companies from Australia?

                Good suggestion about cruise liners, lets ban those too. Which ones are the worst?

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    Costco.

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    I bought some at Officeworks previously

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    Good enough quality that people feel good about using them after paying good money for a coffee.

    https://returnrmarketplace.com/collections/workplace-micropo...

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    Small Cafes buy through a Packaging Product distributor, along with all their other packaging needs, like bags for muffins/biscuits/sandwiches, napkins, disposable cutlery etc.

    Larger chain cafe's buy direct from the manufacturer.

    Source: I used to work for one of the major food packaging manufacturers in Australia.

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    check out Biopak

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    Try DetPak Here

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    Bidfood are a good supplier. Do all dry store, some chiller some freezer and all the packaging you'll need for a cafe. Also easy online ordering app. Pleasant deliverymen.
    I just grabbed some cups and lids for the kitchen staff to make coffee. It was $4.87 a sleeve for cups and $4.30 for lids. I just picked the first ones I saw as it's just for an in house coffee/tea/soup station.