How can I get these cups for my organization to use in the future or for an upcoming event?
Contact us! Via email, an order form, Facebook, Twitter, Smoke Signals, or whatever floats your boat. We have a variety of options from outfitting organizations with cups for a single event to supplying a semester’s worth.
How should I dispose of Carolina Conscious cups?
The short answer: please commercially compost them. Why? Because Carolina Conscious cups are made of corn-based bioplastic. When commercially composted, Carolina Conscious cups will decompose in 50 days! Ultimately, commercial composting facilities create ideal conditions for bioplastic to decompose, such as temperatures of 150ºF with 90% humidity that landfills do not. Like other plastics, bioplastic does not effectively break down in landfills, so composting Carolina Conscious cups is key to reducing our environmental footprint. Let us know if you need any help getting on a local collection route!
How much do Carolina Conscious cups cost?
Carolina Conscious cups are priced competitively with the traditional 16oz plastic cups sold at local retailers. We are a student-run organization and do not make any personal profit from Carolina Conscious. Our procees are reinvested back into Carolina Conscious to help cover our operational costs and sustain our organization.
Sounds like a cool idea! Is there a way I can get involved with this organization?
As a young organization run entirely by students, we’re always looking for new individuals to help develop our brand and programming. UNC students can get involved by joining the Carolina Conscious student life page or shoot us an email!
I want to make a difference regarding sexual assault on UNC’s campus. Are there other organizations to get involved with?
UNC has a robust community of organizations dedicated to stopping sexual assault and helping survivors. Check out our Get Involved page!
I think environmental sustainability is an important issue on UNC’s campus. Are there other organizations with which I could get involved?
There are a host of organizations dedicated to environmental sustainability at UNC. Instead of listing them all individually, check out the campus life section of Sustainability @ UNC. We promise their list is more exhaustive than ours could be!
Do you have any flyers I can share with my organization?
Yes! Click here for informational material.