Each year in North America, the live event industry contributes over 4 billion single-use cups that end up in landfills, incinerators and ultimately, the environment.
Compostable cups are plastic with PFAs so highly persistent in the environment they are called “forever chemicals”. They are expensive. They disrupt our current recycling infrastructure and most of the time end up as plastic waste.
Single use aluminum cups are now entering the market and are a bad solution because of the intensive resources and energy required to produce and recycle them – and less than 50% is recycled!
Local governments are enacting legislation banning and taxing single-use plastics.
Fans, venues, teams, festivals, concessionaires, artists and communities are demanding a solution.