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Portlanders share their thoughts on coffee cups
Date: 3/8/2013 Album ID: 1622480
Photos by Gabe Souza
Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer: With Portland considering a ban on styrofoam cups, Press Herald reporter Ray Routhier hit the street to get coffee drinker's thoughts on which they prefer, styrofoam or paper.
Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer: Kevin Sturtevant, an English professor at SMCC in York, sips from a coffee mug at Arabica Coffee on Free Street while grading papers Friday, March 8, 2013. Sturtevant said he is opposed to styrofoam cups because of the waste that cause, and that typically when he drinks from them, it's a bad cup of coffee.
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Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer: Maryellen O'Toole, a school nurse, said she always drinks Dunkin Donuts coffee from a styrofoam cup, photographed outside the Dunkin Donuts at One City Center, Friday, March 8, 2013.
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Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer: Bracing himself against a strong wind, Ernie Mills of Old Orchard Beach sips coffee from his paper Dunkin Donuts cup Friday, March 8, 2013. Mills said he prefers paper over styrofoam because of the feel of the cup.
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Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer: Philadelphia-based commercial photographer Isaac Turner sips from a coffee mug at Arabica Coffee Friday, March 8, 2013. Turner, who is originally from Portland, said he prefers paper cups because styrofoam keeps the coffee too hot.
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Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer: Bryan Shumway of Scarborough, seen in Bard Coffee Friday, March 8, 2013, didn't express much of an opinion between styrofoam or paper coffee cups, but said he prefers the feel of paper.
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