New Zealand’s national airline is testing edible coffee mugs on your flights in an attempt to reduce the amount of waste aboard their planes.

The cups, from local company Twiice, are made from vanilla cookie – and are apparently “waterproof“.

Air New Zealand, which serves more than eight million cups of coffee a year, wants to reduce the amount of waste on its planes.

Air New Zealand is testing edible cups “in the air and on the ground” as part of its efforts to find “innovative ways to be more sustainable“.

The cups have been a huge hit with customers who have used them, and we also use them as dessert bowls.

Niki Chave, Air New Zealand.

Jamie Cashmore, co-founder of Twiice, said the cups “could have a really positive impact on the environment“.

Around the world, billions of plastic coffee cups are used, but only a tiny fraction of them are recycled.

Air New Zealand, in addition to edible cups, uses compostable paper and corn cups.

But some people think that changing cups isn’t a big enough environmental commitment. They want more engagement first, they want plastic-free flights.

Then we have the bigger problem, flights produce greenhouse gases from the combustion of fossil fuels, which contribute to global warming when released into the atmosphere.


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