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German city offers ingenious alternative to single-use coffee cups

What do you do when you arrive at a coffee shop and realize you've forgotten your reusable mug? Many of us, in need of caffeine, would guiltily accept the disposable cup that may or may not be recyclable. But the city of Freiburg, Germany came up with an inventive solution. They created the Freiburg Cup, which coffee lovers can snag for one Euro and return to participating stores to be cleaned and used again - up to 400 times.
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