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Deconstructable Cups

A cup that allows consumers to reuse and recycle the component parts of a cup.

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Idea Title

Deconstructable cups

Idea Summary

Cups would be designed to allow consumers to take apart the cup and recover the component parts.

Deconstructable cups would be designed in a way that would allow the layers to be separated, thereby allowing  all parts of the cup to be recovered in a proper way, instead of being thrown out. 

This solution addresses which of the following:

  • Hot / Cold Fiber Cup
  • Some of the Above

How is your concept recoverable?

It eliminates the need to throw away the whole cup because of the insulating lining that can’t be recyclable. It would also allow the consumer a sense of control in the recycling process.

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Research & Early Testing

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Business Model Development
  • Materials and Technical Development
  • Fundraising / Finance


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Photo of Katherine Tinco

Hey Malik, I wanted to know to what parts of the cups get deconstructed and would there be specific centers for each parts?

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