Features and Benefits of Disposable Paper Cups

Paper cups are used in most of the places including hospitals, commercial centers, schools, offices and so forth. In comparison to the ordinary cups, these cups include a wide variety of benefits. These cups are quite beneficial compared to the plastic and Styrofoam cups.

Paper cups were popularized in 1918 during the American flu epidemic. The cups were used by a large number of people to avoid infections. It was mainly used to promote public hygiene. Although these cups are available in different varieties, the two most common varieties include the cups used for cold drinks such as milk and sodas and cups used for hot beverages such as tea and coffee. These cups are produced from board or paper. It is then laminated with a thin polythene sheet. The bottom of the disposable cup is sealed with a disc.

Some of the most important benefits of using these disposable cups are elaborated below.

Eco-friendly: As these cups are basically made of disposable material, it decomposes quite easily. It is also easy to recycle this material. Moreover, it is easy to crumple these disposable cups compared to the plastic cups. Therefore it is more compactable.

Biodegradable: The disposable paper cups are considered to be the cleanest products as it is biodegradable. It is made of natural trees and so it hardly contains any toxic element.

Recyclable: These disposable cups are recyclable. A pulp can be made with a mixture of paper and water. This pulp can be used to manufacture new cups.

Safe: Compared to the plastic and Styrofoam cups, these cups are safe to use while consuming hot and cold beverages.

Variety: These cups are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. It is also available in different designs. Moreover, these cups can be disposed quite easily.

Light weight: Most of the people prefer to purchase these cups as it is light in weight. It can therefore be carried around quite easily.

Today different types of cup dispensers are used in hospitals, restaurants and offices that help to store and dispense cups without damaging it. These cup dispensers are available in different varieties to store cups of various sizes and shapes.

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