Updates — earth cups

Earth Brands Blog #3 - 2021 Year in Review

Earth Brands Blog #3 - 2021 Year in Review

First off, from the entire Earth Cups team, we’d like to thank you for your loyal support. Without you, we would just be a couple friends in a dorm room with an idea. In fact, it was just eight months ago that we started a GoFundMe campaign, hopeful that our idea might resonate with a few people.

Will they drink to that? Williams College student working to make beer pong Earth-friendly

Will they drink to that? Williams College student working to make beer pong Earth-friendly

WILLIAMSTOWN — After decades of plastic pollution at college campuses, a Williams College junior finally has figured out how to make beer pong Earth-friendly.

It’s pretty simple, really, and could foreshadow similar efforts in other venues.

Michael Medvedev has embarked on a nonprofit venture to bring compostable plastic cups made from corn resin — cups that decompose in about 90 days — to students at Williams College and, hopefully, to other college students at campuses near and far. The manufacturing process uses half the water and half the carbon and less energy consumption than the manufacture of...

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