24 Apr '18, 7pm

This Coffee Stirrer Is Eco-Friendly, So Why Do I Hate It?

This Coffee Stirrer Is Eco-Friendly, So Why Do I Hate It?

There is a lot of waste associated with coffee shops. It is a sad fact that many in the industry are painfully aware of and actively trying to curb. But sometimes, even with the best of intentions, the results are… confusing. Take for example, the Stircle , the new in-counter electric coffee stirrer. It feels like its heart is in the right place, so why can’t I not hate it? Brought to our attention by Mashable , the Stircle is designed to combat the very real problem of waste in coffee shops, particularly the 400 million—by Amron Experimental ’s count, the company behind the Stircle—stir sticks thrown away every day. But the solution feels a bit overdesigned, no? It’s like if you got a bunch of Silicon Valley tech bros in a room and said, “We need you to design a new stir stick, not recreate the wheel,” and all they heard was, “create a new stir stick that is a wheel.” Acc...

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