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NextGen To-Go Coffee Cup: Shortlist Announcement

With over 250 billion cups produced a year, there is a lot of opportunity for improving the recoverability of materials at end-of-life. Nearly 500 innovative ideas were submitted to the NextGen Cup Challenge, and we announced 29 shortlisted entrants on December 10th… 

Reimagining To-Go Cups is Just the Beginning: NextGen Seeks Holistic Solutions to Value Chain Challenges

Every day, millions of people around the world enjoy a hot coffee or cold beverage on the go. While these drinks have become an important part of our routines, the fiber cups that hold them are damaging the environment…


NextGen Cup in the news

Greenbiz
Will one of these 12 visions replace today's throwaway coffee cup?

FASTCOMPANY
Starbucks and mcdonald’s are testing these radical cups of the future

SUSTAINABLE BRANDS
12 Winners of NextGen Cup Challenge Reimagining the Future of the To-Go Cup

nbc today
Starbucks cups are getting a makeover — here's what they might look like

FASTCOMPANY
The most exciting corporate sustainability moves in 2018

iNC MAGAZINE
9 sURPRISING WAYS MCDONALDS IS CHANGING THE FUTURE OF FAST FOOD FOREVER

WASTE DIVE
DENVER ADDS COFFEE CUPS TO RECYCLING LIST AMID GROWING INTEREST IN SOLUTIONS

SUSTAINABLE BRANDS
three sustainable trends gaining momentum for 2019

CIRCULAR CITIES WEEK
nextgen to-go coffee cup: shortlist announcement

FastCompany
McDonald’s joins Starbucks to fund new coffee cup innovations

Edie
McDonald’s joins Starbucks to fund new coffee cup innovations

Plastics Insight
McDonald’s to develop a recyclable and/or compostable cup collaborating with Starbucks & Closed Loop Partners

Fortune
Starbucks and McDonald's Team Up to Create a New Sustainable Cup

Packaging News
Starbucks commits $10m to decade-old pledge for fully recyclable cup

Nation’s Restaurant News
Starbucks and McDonald’s join forces to save the planet

Food & Wine
Starbucks and McDonald’s Are Designing a Compostable Cup Together

Delish
Starbucks and McDonald’s Are Teaming Up For An Unexpected Reason

So Yummy
McDonald’s And Starbucks Are Teaming Up To Change How You Drink Your Beverage

Coffee & Cocoa International
Starbucks and Closed Loop Partners to Develop Recyclable, Compostable Cup

Retail Detail
Starbucks and McDonald’s join forces to save the planet

Esquire
Can You Design a better Starbucks Cup

CNN
Starbucks offers $10 million for ideas on a better cup

CBS DFW
Starbucks Commits $10 Million to Develop Greener Coffee Cups

Chicago Tribune
Starbucks commits $10M for greener coffee cup

USA Today
Starbucks issues a $10M challenge: Design a compostable coffee cup

The Money Manual
Starbucks $10M Challenge Will Pay to Design a Safer Cup

Bizwomen
Starbucks pledges fully recyclable, compostable cup in 3 years

GreenMatters
Starbucks Is Offering $10 Million to Come Up With a Compostable Cup Design