Custom Printed Hot Cups – Recyclable ReCups

The ReCup offers the same strength and insulation as our custom double-walled hot cups, with the added feature of being recyclable! Perfect for your hot or cold to-go beverages, ReCups make a big statement with photo-quality, full coverage print. And you can skip the sleeves!

These double-walled cups are made with EarthCoating®  on the inside, an innovative coating that reduces the plastic content in the cup by as much as 51%, making the cup recyclable through select recycling programs. Check with your local recycling program about ReCup collection in your area.

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Shipping and setup costs are not included in the pricing above. To receive a comprehensive quote that includes additional fees, fill out the request a quote form.

Acceptable file types for upload are: .JPG, .GIF, .PNG, .TIFF, .PDF, .ZIP. Other artwork formats or file types must be compressed into a .ZIP file.

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Product Specs

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Minimum Quantities

2 cases per size

Weight

22 lbs

Case Quantity

8, 12, and 16 oz: 500 cups per case (20/25)
20 oz: 400 cups per case (20/20)

Lead Time

This product typically ships within 4 weeks of proof approval and receipt of payment. Lead time may be longer during colder months due to increased order volume.

Ink Colors

High resolution CMYK digital printing. Pantone colors will be converted to CMYK equivalent. White ink not available, use negative space for white design elements.
Full coverage printing available; there is an unprinted area at the base of the cup, where the outer wall is attached.
Available in matte or gloss finish.

Setup

$125 per design, per size. Waived on repeat orders of 5,000+ cups per size, per design.

Lid Diameter

12, 16, and 20 oz cups = 90mm/3.54”
8 oz cups = 80mm/3.15”

Additional Information

  • ReCups are double walled cups lined with EarthCoating® on the interior, which makes the cup eligible for recycling, as long as your local recycling program has a ReCup collection program. ReCup recycling is not available everywhere (but the demand is growing!). The EarthCoating® reduces the amount of plastic in the interior by as much as 51%, which allows the paper content of the cup to be pulped and converted into recycled paper. Check with your local recycling program about ReCup collection in your area.
  • Perfect for hot or cold beverages!
  • Sturdy and durable with a 310gm interior wall and additional 300gm outer wall.
  • Lead Time: This product typically ships within 4 weeks of proof approval and receipt of payment. Lead time may be longer during colder months due to increased order volume.
  • CURRENT LEAD TIME: 8-10 weeks

Frequently Asked Questions

Is full bleed printing available for custom recyclable ReCups?

Yes! With the exception of the unprinted area at the base of the cup, where the outer wall is attached, our Custom Recyclable ReCups can be printed with full ink coverage. Your design can completely wrap around the cup. The only caveat is with a design element that wraps around--like a line or a bar--we cannot guarantee that it will perfectly align with itself at the seam on the cup.

Will I get to see a proof before you produce my order?

Yes! For new artwork, we will email you a digital proof of your cup design for approval. Production lead time begins after proof approval and payment are received.

When will I receive my order?

Typically, orders for Custom Recyclable ReCups are printed and shipped approximately 4 weeks after proof approval and receipt of payment. Transit time is additional.
CURRENT LEAD TIME: 8-10 weeks

What types of image files do you accept?

Vector files are required for graphics and logos. Acceptable vector file formats are .ai and Illustrator PDF; we do not allow EPS files to be uploaded through our website, due to risk of undetected malware. Make sure any linked images are embedded, and all text is turned to outlines before exporting your vector image file.
If you want to print a photo on your custom hot cups, you can embed a PSD, PNG or JPEG file with a minimum of 300 dpi.
For templates and full artwork requirements, click the See Design Specs button above.

Are ReCups eco-friendly?

ReCups are double walled cups lined with EarthCoating® on the interior, which makes the cup eligible for recycling, as long as your local recycling program has a ReCup collection program. ReCup recycling is not available everywhere (but the demand is growing!). The EarthCoating® reduces the amount of plastic in the interior by as much as 51%, which allows the paper content of the cup to be pulped and converted into recycled paper.