For many stopping at Tim Hortons or Starbucks on the way to work is a fundamental ritual to start the day. But this convenient pick-me-up comes at a significant environmental cost: 40 million papers cups a day that only get used once before they are destined for the dump.

This is a story about the cups that don't make it to the trash can.
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Note: This doc was published on the CBC New Brunswick website on Jan. 5, 2012.
cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/story/2012/01/05/nb-discarded-comfort-1232.html

Direction, Cinematography and Editing by John Pollack
Sound by Scott Farris and Larry Holder
Interview by Jon MacNeill

Song: Discovery
By: John Robinson

Photography and story thanks to Chafic Haddad

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