Compostable Hot Paper Cups 12 oz

WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE A REUSABLE CUP...
World Centric® is the best option. These compostable 12 oz hot cups are made from FSC® certified paper (FSC–C028481) and lined with NatureWorks Ingeo™ PLA leak-proof lining. Perfect for coffee, tea, and other hot beverages up to 220°F. If your office is using disposable cups, suggest these. Available in packs of 20. Bulk orders available by request. 

World Centric® authentically demonstrates its commitment to the greater good: 25% of their profits! are donated to social & environmental causes. AND, their 100% carbon offsets support socio-economic development. 

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WHAT'S GOOD?

  • FSC® Certified paper
  • Leak Proof Bio Lining
  • Compostable (comercial facility)
  • Gluten Free
  • World Centric® is an amazing company that authentically cares for the greater good.

BORING (BUT USEFUL) STUFF
These 12 oz cups come in packs of 20 and are 
suitable for liquids up to 220°F, are freezer safe and compost in 2 to 4 months in a commercial composting facility or longer in home composts. Not microwavable. 3.5" x W3.5" x H4.2"

WHAT DO THEY REPLACE?
Styrofoam cups! Can you believe stores still serve these cups? AND that we as consumers tolerate it? There's not enough time here (watch for blog post) but it's bad stuff: benzene and styrene leach into your foods, it doesn't break down even though it's blown and strewn across the globe and it's highly toxic to make. 

Paper cups with polyethylene linings that won't biodegrade, come from non-renewable sources, and releases methane which a greenhouse gas works than carbon dioxide. 
Note: Disposable paper cups aren't the solution either. The best solution is reusable cups and mugs. For those times when you need an on-the-go solution, we think these cups are the better option. 

MATERIALS
Hot cup is made from sustainably harvested paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®). This certification verifies that a forest is responsibly managed to mitigate the common destructive consequences of logging: habitat destruction, water pollution and displacement of indigenous peoples.

NatureWorks Ingeo™ PLA leak-proof lining: Polylactic Acid (PLA) is a bio-based plastic derived from renewable resources such as corn starch, tapioca roots or sugarcane. To make PLA, sugar from plants is turned into lactic acid through fermentation which is converted into a polymer. At this stage, it is shaped into pellets which can be transformed into a wide variety of products. Manufacturing PLA produces 75% fewer greenhouse gasses and uses 50% less non-renewable energy than traditional polymers like PET & polystyrene.

PACKAGING
100% compostable bag.

SOURCING

Made in Taiwain. Note: World Centric donates 25% of its profits and supports 100% carbon offset.

CERTIFICATIONS
B-Corp, FSC®, USDA Biobased Product, Certified Compostable by Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), Green America Approved Business.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Mission: To be of service to people and the planet. Vision: We see a future where everyone’s basic needs are met with a beneficial impact on the environment. Brand Promise: We produce high quality, plant-based compostable products that look great, perform well and contribute to reducing waste and suffering.Core Values: Community: We are family. We act in service to each other and all life. Integrity: Practice what we preachWe are ethical and honest in all we do. Excellence: Strive to thrive. We strive to do our best now and continuously improve.

When we are young, we think the whole world revolves around us - that is Ego Centric. As we grow, we connect with people who share our same religion or traditions - that is Ethno Centric. When we expand that connection to care about everyone on the planet - that is WORLD CENTRIC.”- Ken Wilber