Packaging design expert Cyril Drouet spent years perfecting the design of The Good Cup -- a foldable, recyclable vessel that acts as a mini takeout container for hot and cold drinks and eliminates the need for a separate lid. The Good Cup is fully recyclable and repulpable, made with compostable paper and recyclable bio-based coating. If one million 12-ounce Good Cups are used, the brand calculates 4,325 kilograms of plastic would be saved (that’s nearly 10,000 pounds). The Good Cup fields over 100 requests from different coffee shops and cafes globally asking for samples of the cups every day, and Drouet hopes Americans will see The Good Cup in their own local coffee shops by 2024. “Our goal and mission is to eradicate plastic in disposable cups globally,” he said.

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