These are coffee cups lined with PE to make them waterproof, these cups are not biodegradable and cannot be recycled with other cardboard or paper. There are other similar products such as milk cartons that are wax-coated.
Polyethylene (PE Lined) coffee cups can be recycled at a specific recycling facility.
Majority of your coffee cup material is made up of paper (paper can be derived from multiple sources such as virgin paper pulp or recycled material or sustainably sourced pulp material). All products and supplies varies with the source however when purchasing your products it is very important that you are aware of the source and where and how these products can be disposed of.
At Go Green World, we take great care to design and source our products to ensure they are sourced ethically and are made from renewable material or sustainably sourced. We are very conscious of our impact on the planet and our business model is built around sustainability to ensure that we minimise our adverse impact on our home “planet”
Our coffee cups with PE lined are made from
Paper (majority of the paper are sustainably sourced)
Paper cups are coated with PE (plastic) lining to ensure water and leak proof
Paper and PE Lining material are recyclable at the local recycling facility