Earth Cup

Ho might we reduce the usage of plastic cups, inform people of the effects of plastic waste, create a solution that is readily available to use?

Student Project

Social Purpose:

Current Status:

New Idea

Project Team:

Marcus Lee, Ben Kalikajaros, Saul Fong, Addison Dohnt, Taj Glenn, Kane Toohey

Problem Statement

There is too many plastic cups being disposed of that have a negative effect on the environment.

Customer / Problem

People don't practice recycling and are not aware of the problem of plastic waste to the environment.


A café that sells drinks in two types of biodegradable cups. An incentive system for customers to return with their biodegradable cups. This reduces the plastic cups that would otherwise be used and encourages customers to keep using their reusable cups.

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Darwin High School



Northern Territory


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