Foam Cup uses post-consumer recycled content.

Press Release Summary:

Made with up to 25% post-consumer recycled content to cut plastic usage, EarthChoice® Foam Cup is suited for restaurants, convenience stores, and other foodservice to-go applications. Cup features leak-resistant seal and can keep items hot or cold. Available in 8, 12, 16, and 20 oz sizes, cup includes EarthChoice® logo, which visually reinforces recycled content message.

Original Press Release:

Pactiv Launches New EarthChoice® Foam Cup

Made With Up To 25 Percent Post-Consumer Recycled Content

LAKE FOREST, Ill., -- Pactiv LLC, the leader in foodservice packaging, has added a new line of foam cups to its EarthChoice® portfolio. The new foam cup is made with up to 25 percent Post-Consumer Recycled Content material.

The first in the foodservice industry, these cups provide a cost-effective alternative to sustainable cups. The new cups incorporate up to 25 percent post-consumer recycled content, which is material that has been used by consumers, diverted from landfills and manufactured into new products. Plus, the new cup design conveys a high quality image and provides excellent performance.

"At Pactiv we are committed to innovation that meets our customer needs. There is a high market demand for environmental products at a competitive cost. The new EarthChoice® Foam Cups are an industry first and address those needs head-on."

Craig Cappel, Vice President of Innovation and Business Development, Pactiv LLC

Perfect for restaurants, convenience stores and other foodservice to go applications, these cups are available in 8, 12, 16 and 20 oz. sizes and provide big benefits:




- Post-Consumer Recycled Material

Reduces plastic usage

 - EarthChoice(R) Logo

Visual reinforces recycled content message

- Superior Lid Fit

Leak resistant seal

 - Embossed Rim Design

Updated modern aesthetic

- Insulates Food

Keeps items the perfect temp, hot or cold

- Optimized Cube Utilization Packs

Efficient, cost saving shipping


Pactiv's EarthChoice® products are manufactured in the U.S., which lessens the environmental impact from transportation and distribution. And Pactiv customers can combine their EarthChoice® selections with other Pactiv products for optimal truck loading.

For more information visit or call 1-800-476-4300.

About Pactiv LLC

Pactiv is one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of food packaging and foodservice products, supplying packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice outlets across North America. From the world headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois, Pactiv oversees global operations of more than 11,000 employees at more than 50 manufacturing plants, mixing centers and distribution centers.

Media Contact:

Tori Berndt

Pactiv Communications Manager

cell: 224-300-8546

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