All Categories

Home > 

Coffee cup plastic

Coffee drinkers frequently choose plastic coffee cups. This is due to the cup's robustness, affordability, and simplicity of maintenance. Plastic does not, however, come without risks. In fact, some studies have indicated that plastic can lead to major health issues like cancer. Therefore, be careful to be aware of the risks associated with using a plastic coffee cup before you make your next purchase.

LDPE-lined beverage cups

LDPE-lined beverage cups are a problem when it comes to the environment and human health. These plastic coffee cups are made of polyethylene and are used to line coffee and other beverage cups. They are not recyclable and can be harmful to the environment. A recent study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) found that the LDPE-lined beverage cups have the capacity to release trillions of plastic nanoparticles into a single liter of hot water. This is a significant amount of plastics that are released into the environment, even though it is not yet known whether or not these particles pose a threat to human health.

Researchers discovered that a single liter of hot water can release up to 5 trillion plastic nanoparticles. The size of the microplastics varies, but the average particles have a diameter of between 30 and 80 nanometers. It is believed that the particles are released when the cup is heated and then sprayed into a fine mist. According to the researchers, the release of MPs from disposable cups may provide a direct pathway for human exposure to these particles. However, the type of beverage that is consumed will play a huge role in the number of particles that are released into the water.

Why choose plastic cups Coffee cup plastic?

Related product categories

Not finding what you're looking for?
Contact our consultants for more available products.

Request A Quote Now