The UK throws away 3 billion disposable cups a year. 99% of disposable cups, despite looking like they are made out of cardboard, are not recyclable. Here is the alternative you're looking for - bring your own cup, save money at many coffee retailers and reduce harmful landfill.
These reusable cups from Climate Cups collapse to fit in your pocket or bag so you can take them with you anywhere you go. Made from silicone (oxygen and bonded silicon, a naturally occurring element) these cups are chemical free and dishwasher/microwave safe. The cups are completely free of BPAs, phthalates, glues and lead. Climate Cups hold a volume of 12oz / 350ml and come in 6 bold colours.