From Xinxiang Ceramic Mug Manufacturers,Recently, McDonald of announced that it will cooperate with Loop packaging service platform to try out reusable coffee mugs in some restaurants in the UK. This plan is expected to begin in 2021. At the same time, McDonald's will continue to reduce the use of traditional disposable paper coffee cups.
However, the "shared coffee mug" is a bit complicated to operate. If you want to use this kind of mugs, customers need to pay a deposit first, and pay to buy a recyclable cup. After drinking the drink, the customer returns the cup and the deposit is refunded. The refund point can be in the store or directly returned to the collection point prepared by Loop. Loop will clean and disinfect these mugs, and arrange for the next release.
In addition to these operating procedures, the widespread use of shared coffee mugs also need to consider some other factors. For example, since the cups used by customers are paper each time, Loop of workmanship and disinfection capabilities on the mugs become particularly important; not only that, because the secondary use of mugs may involve health and hygiene issues, the market of Acceptance is also unclear. Many people may still be unable to accept "sharing a cup with strangers" psychologically.
Not only that, in terms of environmental protection, this McDonald ceramic coffee mugs is not completely degradable. In order to prevent hot drinks and other special drinks from damaging the cup, the inside of the paper cup is still designed with a plastic coating. For this, although Loop is already looking for a new solution, the "shared coffee mugs" solution is mainly through recycling, reducing the total consumption of paper mugs.