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Thanks... yes I was wondering if Sorting at the facility would be a better solution than washing and re-branding. In the case of re-branding I would hope to use bio-friendly inks like Soy etc... and I think the possibility of having a new Brand Label every couple weeks might be appealing to some coffee shops... but I agree it would be better to minimize the use of ink as well. Without re-branding it almost becomes a simple mass-collection and redistribution facility simply to make it easier to re-use the cups and especially the lids. Washing the lids I think is key. Again, the bit Win for me is if someone took this idea and used it - or incorporated it into their own plan. I need not keep ownership of this idea although if someone gets rich on it I wouldn't mind a kickback haha! But of course, it's minimizing the use and waste of plastics that really matters here. I do hope something evolves out of this collection of ideas to get control of those coffee cups and lids!!!