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Issue Date: Vol. 51, No. 2, February 2011, Posted On: 1/19/2011

Fully Compostable Coffee Cups Arrive

Emily Jed
office coffee service, OCS, vending machine, vending machine business, coffee machine, Repurpose Compostables, One Cup, coffee cup, hot cup, insulated, plants, Cargill Inc., Nature Works Ingeo, insulation, compostable foodservice products

Repurpose Compostables Cups

LOS ANGELES -- Repurpose Compostables announced the debut of its 100% compostable One Cup insulated hot cup.

The cups are made from plants, not petroleum, using Cargill Inc.'s plant-based NatureWorks Ingeo resin and are certified compostable. The revolutionary One Cup reportedly uses 65% less carbon dioxide than a traditional cup to produce, and can be fully composted in 90 days.

While traditional insulated cups are made by adding additional layers of paper, the Repurpose One Cup reportedly does the same with its patented insulation material on a single-wall cup, eliminating the need for double-cupping and sleeves.

Founded in 2009, Repurpose Compostables produces a broad line of compostable foodservice products.

Topic: Coffee Service News

  • Club Coffee's 100% Compostable Coffee Capsule Earns BPI Certification
  • National Coffee To Market Numi Organic Tea In U.S. OCS Market
  • Keurig Begins Selling Home-Brew Kold Machine
  • Celestial Seasonings Debuts Organic Teas
  • National Coffee Day Builds Excitement And Traffic: Sep. 29

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