Earth Cups #stopsolo

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Website: www.earthcups.earth


8 billion solo cups are produced and thrown out every year. This number alone is staggering, and it does not even reflect the amount of ‘off brand’ red party cups that are produced in addition to Solo Cups. All of these cups that we are so well familiar with have one thing in common - they are made from toxic, non renewable, non recyclable resources and materials. Red party cups are made from number 6 plastic (polystyrene), which is the most toxic plastic produced. It is harmful to us consumers through consumption, its production uses vast amounts of energy, emits tons of carbon, and produces massive quantities of waste. Worst of all, these cups are not recyclable and end up polluting our oceans and our landfills. Earth Cups are here to change that. 
 
A majority of these 8 billion party cups are bought and sold by college students all across America. As a current college student, this problem of contributing to the issue of global plastic waste on a weekly basis couldn’t escape my awareness, and with an obvious solution right in front of my eyes, I knew I had to do something. 
 
Earth Cups are biodegradable and compostable cups. They are plant based, produce 50% less carbon emissions during production, and require half the amount of energy and water consumption that it takes to produce solo cups.
 
The issue is one thing: price. This plant based material costs almost 4x as much as toxic plastic costs, simply due to the current market for plant based material.
 
With your help, your purchases, and your donations, we will be able to produce these cups en mass, sell them at the same cost red party cups go for, and will be able to pressure one of the biggest polluters on our planet to make them think twice about the products they produce, the materials they use, and the impact they have on our planet.
 
With your help and your support, we can make drinking fully sustainable by replacing environmentally toxic cups with Earth Cups. Let’s start a movement, let’s do it together, and let’s #stopsolo
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    • $30 
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Organizer

Michael Medvedev 
Organizer
Albertson, NY
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