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Plant-based cup

Hemp can produce biodegradable plastics, the plant is known for its durability and fast-growing nature.

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Idea Summary

With the state that the planet is in, utilizing the hemp plant is more ethical and environmentally friendly than other options.

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Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)

This solution addresses which of the following:

  • All of the Above

How have you incorporated additional sustainability attributes (beyond recoverability) into your solution?

This solution is ethical and sustainable than most options.

What regions do you plan to address with your solution (and how will you accomplish this)?


Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?

Any company that is looking for a sustainable, green, biodegradable product such as cups, plates, to-go boxes, etc., would benefit from this idea.

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Research & Early Testing

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Business Model Development
  • Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Product / Industrial Design and Prototyping
  • Legal

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In what country are you located?


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


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