Now almost every family and units will prepare some disposable toilet paper cups. If you use it alone, throw it after use, hygiene and convenient, and it will not cause white pollution after throwing, because paper will be degraded in the natural environment.But what is the real situation?
For this kind of paper cup, in order to be able to flourish without leakage, it is often applied to a layer of polyethylene plastic on the inner wall of the paper cup.The polyethylene plastic is in
It takes dozens or even hundreds of years in the natural environment to degrade.
Theoretically, the paper and plastic in the paper cup can be recycled separately, but it is too troublesome and too much money, so in reality, you have to land these paper cups.In the UK alone, billions of paper cups are buried every year.
Therefore, if you have a disposable paper cup on hand, please do not put them in a recycled trash can to avoid causing categories.
For more environmentally friendly methods, please use disposable paper cups containing degradable coatings, such as PLA gonorrhea paper cups.PLA is a degradable material that can be decomposed by nature with paper.