Drinking coffee is so wasteful when you consider how many people order a coffee everyday and then throw their cups away. But there may be a better way to drink coffee and not harm the environment. The World’s First Plantable Coffee Cup aims to help.
This Kickstarter campaign will produce biodegradable single-use coffee cups that have seeds embedded in them that will grow when planted. I’m not sure how many people will actually take the time to plant the cups instead of just throwing them out, but even if they get thrown on the side of the road these at least have a chance to grow into something pretty rather than grow into a trash pile.
The project has already beaten its modest $10,000 fundraising goal, so it’s definitely moving forward. It’s a cool idea. Give them some seed money and watch it grow.