The Coca-Cola Company is the Sector Lead Partner of the NextGen Consortium which is expanding its single-use fiber cup search for qualified solutions that will help to meet global plastic-free requirements.
The search to find solutions to identify a 100% recyclable and/or compostable and plastic free fiber to-go cup is open until June 17.
Selected cup suppliers/innovators will receive an invitation-only opportunity to participate in a matchmaking program to pair their in-development innovations with potential testing and piloting opportunities.
Qualified solutions will be selected to participate in a video interview during which participants will be asked detailed questions about material sourcing, performance, and recoverability, and how the solution qualifies as plastic-free, among other topics. A more detailed intake form response will help facilitate a more productive interview.
The program will match eligible suppliers with appropriate testing opportunities at one or more of the following: MRFs, composting facilities, board converters, cup manufacturers, testing labs (sensory, performance, repulpability/recyclability, plastic detection, others), etc.
Testing support awarded will vary depending on the type of testing needed and status of the solution.
Please complete this intake form by June 17, 2022.
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