55 million single-use cups bought by Welsh public bodies
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Millions of single-use cups bought in Wales since 2013

At least 56 million single-use cups have been bought by public bodies in Wales since 2013.

The number of paper cups bought by hospitals, councils and government organisations increased by about 10% in that time.

It is estimated about 600 million throwaway cups in total were used in Wales over the same period.

More than 99.75% of used cups in the UK do not get recycled.

  • 10 Aug 2018
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