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Onecup is a unique design of a lid/cup/straw that  eliminates the separation of small format pieces for recycling purposes.

Onecup is a unique design of a lid/cup/straw that eliminates the separation of small format pieces for recycling purposes.

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Onecup is a cup/lid/straw in one, made from plant materials fully recyclable, eco-friendly, heat and cold safe.

Onecup is a cup/lid/straw in one, made from plant materials fully recyclable, eco-friendly, heat and cold safe.

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Julie commented on Onecup

Kate,

Hello;-) Thank you so much for the questions and resources. We have been very busy gathering tons of information, getting the onecup prototyped and out to pilot. I will have lots to share this weekend;-)

Julie

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Julie commented on Onecup

Daniel,

Hello;-)

What was submitted was a circular model for a disposable Onecup. The cup is made of compostable wheatgrass. This material is the leftover product after harvesting wheat. After the cup is used it is would go to a facility where it becomes the substance more wheat is grown from;-)

In scaling, have another version of the cup I am exploring that is made from silicone or stainless. I am using my vector illustrations to create SVG files and have prints made to prototype. Both withstand temperatures of 500 degree and can even be placed in the oven or microwave. My goal would be for these to be a circular model as well. In that, they would go back to the manufacture for repairs. We are exploring manufacturing cost to decide which material is best. The molds are the biggest expense.

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Julie commented on Onecup

Kate,

Thank you for the feedback;-)

At this point for prototyping I have created the vector illustration and hand made paper mock-ups. My illustrations can be converted to SVG files and 3d printed. I have found several companies that make disposable cups mainly in India.

We use wheatgrass plates already in our own home. Their are tow main companies that supply to Wholefoods, FreshTime and Fresh Market. The don't have Onecups, but I am hoping will be a resource fro production and scale.

Thank you again for the feedback and questions:-)
Julie