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Multi-use cups have a very clear ecological advantage over single use cups.

Multi-use cups have a very clear ecological advantage over single use cups.

Photo of Holger Hampf
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Textured surfaces act as an intuitive material labeling system while also accelerating biological decomposition via increased surface area.

Textured surfaces act as an intuitive material labeling system while also accelerating biological decomposition via increased surface area.

Photo of Megan Valanidas
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Cup liner is made of wax, which can be removed by heating and left paper cup is recycled.

Cup liner is made of wax, which can be removed by heating and left paper cup is recycled.

Photo of Anastasia Chakir
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New material for cups made of an advanced hydrophobic yet natural fiber dispenses with the need for a liner, simplifying recycling.

New material for cups made of an advanced hydrophobic yet natural fiber dispenses with the need for a liner, simplifying recycling.

Photo of Cal Costic
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World's First Eco Friendly Pocket Sized Cup:
reusable, recyclable, compact (1 oz), easy to clean, plastic free, non-toxic, microwave safe.

World's First Eco Friendly Pocket Sized Cup: reusable, recyclable, compact (1 oz), easy to clean, plastic free, non-toxic, microwave safe.

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Our technology of creating synthesized cellulose from CO2 and H2O can make a paper cup and the diverse paper goods.

Our technology of creating synthesized cellulose from CO2 and H2O can make a paper cup and the diverse paper goods.

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