National Third prize winner


Reducing plastic waste one disposable cup at the time.


Every minute 1 million disposable coffee cups are thrown away. This makes more than 500 billion cups in a year. The EU will ban single-use coffee cups by 2030. More and more companies, coffee-shops and gas stations are looking for ways to reduce the number of disposable cups and support consumers using their own reusable mugs instead. Based on our customer surveys we know that the majority of end-users already want to use their own travel mugs but there are no easy and efficient ways in the coffee shops or gas stations to wash the mugs quickly.
We have a solution! CIRCUP produces quick-wash machines for reusable coffee cups based on dry ice technology. Our machine allows the users to wash their own mugs in coffee shops within seconds – quickly, efficiently and environmentally-friendly. There are no other similar quick-wash machines on the market so far.
We already have multiple potential clients waiting for our technology.
CIRCUP will make the reusable cups a new normality!

Quick facts

  • 2018 Participant
    Year of participation
  • Sustainable Production Systems
  • Estonia

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  • Marius-Julius Urva - Operations, Aino-Silvia Tali - Operations, Laurtis Puust - Technology, Henrik Veromann - Finance, Sales And Marketing

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