Creating A Better Six-Pack Ring & Coffee Cup

September 17, 2019

Plastic Week continues today, with two especially tricky items: 6-pack rings and disposable coffee cups. Maybe you're thinking "didn't we solve that 6-pack thing a while ago to save the turtles?" Or maybe your reaction is, those coffee cups are paper? Yeah. But only partly. A company called Footprint is tackling these problems. They've connected with Coors on the ring thing. And they're part of a global challenge to design a better cup for your half-caff-upside-down-105-degree-latte. Troy Swope is Footprint's CEO and joined us from his office in Phoenix.