No local tax on disposable coffee cups and pizza boxes. © djoronimo / fotolia.com

However, when it was recently demanded that a 20-eurocent local tax should be levied on all disposable coffee cups and pizza boxes, the idea was rejected as anti-constitutional by the German Constitutional Court. © djoronimo / fotolia.com

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IN 40 PER CENT OF ALL CASES GERMANS ENJOY THEIR FAVOURITE DRINK AWAY FROM HOME

Starbucks: 25 per cent of all drinks to be offered in reusable cups.

Starbucks’ promise for the future: 25 per cent of all drinks to be offered in reusable cups. In Germany the coffeehouse chain gives customers a 30-eurocent discount per drink if they bring their own cups.

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What makes this cup so special is the coating which dissolves during recycling. © AkzoNobel

What makes this cup so special is the coating which dissolves during recycling. © AkzoNobel

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