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00:10
Britain wants to start a levy of 25pence (±NTD10) on disposable coffee cups. It wants to encourage recycling, as people in the UK throw away 2.5 billion cups each year.

00:23
Starbucks says they will start with a 5pence charge in London.

00:29
One member of parliament said that the levy will push people to use reusable cups. Coffee companies may also start to work with companies that make recyclable coffee cups.

00:39
Some people on the street say that they will pay 5pence if there will be more recycling.

00:44
Regular cardboard coffee cups have a layer of plastic to make them waterproof and that plastic is difficult to separate from the cardboard.

00:53
Britain currently recycles only 0.25% of cups and only 3 recycling plants are able to separate the plastic from the paper.

1:03
The members of parliament hope that the levy will be as successful as a similar levy that was made for using plastic bags.

#Key words
levy – another name for a tax or charge
disposable - something which people throw away after one use
member of parliament – government, the group of people who make the laws in some countries


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大學主修電影與媒體產業,善於觀察文化與時事新聞,對世界新趨勢總是保持敏銳與熱忱。具有豐富的跨文化教學經驗,曾於智利、中國、南韓授課。

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