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GreenPaper Products

Corn Paper Eco Friendly

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Idea Title

Company / Organization Name (if applicable)

Green Paper Products

Website (if applicable)

https://greenpaperproducts.com/biodegradable-hot-cups.aspx

Environmentally Friendly Products

Biodegradable Products

Using biodegradable & compostable products reduces dependence on foreign oil. Substituting sustainable and renewable plant based for petroleum based plastics contributes to waste diversion programs in the U.S.

This solution addresses which of the following:

  • Hot / Cold Fiber Cup
  • Cup Lids
  • Cup Sleeve
  • All of the Above

What are the biggest challenges you are facing today? What are existing gaps in your solution?

Here is some Science on this Solution https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/environmental-impact-of-corn-based-plastics/

Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?

I think we can be kind to the World, it's not too late. And I am willing to offer solutions that is all I have to help.Corn based products may not be the perfect Solution but they are an excellent first step

In what country are you located?

France

What is your legal / organizational structure? (if applicable)

Individual

How did you hear about the Challenge?

  • OpenIDEO announcement email

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Photo of Lauren Ito
Team

Hi Cameron Barnett ,

Great to see you in the Challenge! Is Green Paper Products your company? Looking forward to seeing more information in the submission fields of your post to learn more about this idea!

Photo of Cameron Barnett
Team

"By choosing CleanCup®, manufactured in France and eco-designed, you are choosing a zero disposable cup device for a sustainable future"

http://www.clean-cup.com/en/

Photo of Koldun Victor
Team

An ordinary cardboard cup breaks down in the natural environment roughly in a year or thereabout. Approximately how the fallen leaves does, consisting of the same cellulose. In order for the new material for the production of cups to become a cost effective replacement of cardboard, it should decompose order faster, somewhere in a month, maybe two or three. This is at an average temperature of 15 degrees Celsius (according to NASA). But when we pour water near a boiling point, at a temperature of 95 degrees, into such cup , according to the rule of Svante August Arrhenius, all the chemical processes in it, including the self-decay of complex molecules, respectively, accelerate. The minimum acceleration will be somewhere 250 times, and the maximum will be about 65,000 times. That is, for a disposable cup that has been filled for at least an hour, and this is a real situation somewhere on a picnic, there is all the chances to pour out their content on the table at best , at worst, on himself or his electronic devices. Even if this cup was made a few days before that and was stored in a stock in perfect conditions.
Therefore, the question arises - how do you deal with such issue?

Photo of Cameron Barnett
Team

I looked around for a solution to the problem you described, no it's not my company. I included the website, this solution is available Globally, Thx