Are paper coffee cups recyclable?

No. Paper coffee cups are not allowed in Eugene’s mixed recycling. Almost all paper coffee cups are lined with plastic (to keep the beverage from leaking through) which makes these cups both non-recyclable and non-compostable – they have to go in the trash. Additionally, any paper product that has food residue on it cannot be recycled (for example, the bottom of pizza boxes if there is grease/cheese/etc. on the bottom).

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