The party wants to introduce a 5p levy on takeaway coffee cups in a bid to cut the amount of plastic sent to landfill.
They ended up in intensive care, hooked up to dialysis machines, and even experienced short-term memory loss.
Is it meant to to be a pair of ivory mittens playfully catching a glistening snowflake, a middle-aged man about to begrudgingly get his prostate examined, or just a wee bit of regular old sexual conquest?
Environment Minister Therese Coffey has rejected plans for a 5p charge on all takeaway coffee cups, which would have worked in a similar way to the plastic bag tax.
Back in 2010, in a corporate sustainability report, the behemoth coffee chain declared that getting rid of its foam cups was "the most prominent sustainability issue we must deal with."
According to its makers, the Frugalpac cup is formed of chemical-free recycled board and lined with a thin plastic liner that “come outs, quite literally, in the wash.”
What if instead of getting buried into garbage bags, old coffee grounds could be recycled into something useful and sustainable? That's the goal of Kaffeeform.
The plastic-coated paper cup is a recycling conundrum, but one British paper company has a solvent plan to keep them from landfills.