Gobelets cups

Figure 1 Cups from Globelet’s reusable cup system.

Globelet offers a reusable cup system for festivals and other events. The cups are made from recycled polypropylene (#5) and manufactured onshore.

Globelet provides the following statistics on their reuse system:

  • For a festival of 10,000 people, 15,000 reusable cups are required vs 50,000 single-use cups
  • On average, 75% of cups get returned for reuse, 0.1% of cups are damaged (and then recycled into crates) and 0.8% are disposed of (but returned if waste management performed onsite). In comparison, all single-use cups are disposed of.
  • So far, some cups have been used for 6 years for a particular event.
  • Over 7 years, some cups have been used over 300 times – that’s 1 cup preventing disposal of 300 single-use cups.
  • In the last 8 years around Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, Globelet has displaced 21 million disposable cups from going to landfill by providing a reusable cup system.

In the last 8 years around Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, Globelet has displaced 21 million disposable cups from going to landfill by providing a reusable cup system

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