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I buy many cups of coffee and habitually cringe when reaching for a plastic lid. It’s pretty hypocritical to make a point of avoiding Styrofoam, only to slap a petroleum disc on a paper cup. (And yes, I know that carrying a travel mug would obviate the issue.) Fortunately for me (and my eco karma), a designer named Peter Herman has come up with a greener, all-paper disposable cup that folds closed like a takeout container to form a sipping spout.

I buy many cups of coffee and habitually cringe when reaching for a plastic lid. It’s pretty hypocritical to make a point of avoiding Styrofoam, only to slap a petroleum disc on a paper cup. (And yes, I know that carrying a travel mug would obviate the issue.) Fortunately for me (and my eco karma), a designer named Peter Herman has come up with a greener, all-paper disposable cup that folds closed like a takeout container to form a sipping spout.

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    I think this is a great way to say no to plastic, does it work?
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    This is an awesome innovative idea. Let’s see a couple of mocks with the NYC Cup motif.
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    Elegant solution!
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    Great example of product innovation in the face of the status quo.
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    ^THIS^
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    I’m not a coffee drinker and I’m glad someone is creating more green take-out products. But still, bring your own mug,...