Press & Awards

Competition winners smiling in front of the ocean


The Greenhouse Initiative: Sambazon Acai and The Ecology Center teamed up to award four sustainable startups with college-founders a $4,000 grant and a weekend of mentorship at their headquarters in San Clemente, CA. SUPCUPs was selected as a winner, alongside Faci Beauty, Hempress Hygienics, and Lillian Augusta. We spent the weekend in workshops with Sambazon's CEO, VP Marketing, VP Finance, and VP Sustainability learning how to scale our startups while remaining true to our mission. Read more here.


Certificate for USC wrigley sustainability prize


USC Wrigley Sustainability Prize: The USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies holds an annual competition for environmental ideas with market potential. SUPCUPs was awarded second prize in the virtual pitch competition along with a $3,000 grant. The other winners were Plastic Evolution and Infinity Boxx. Read more here.


Press 📸
NBC filming around a table
NBC LX filmed a segment on the environmental impact of red plastic party cups. Watch the video here.
USC Annenberg Daphne Armstrong Female Sustainable Entreprenuer
USC Annenberg Media features female entrepreneurs in the USC community. Read more here.
Daily Trojan: SUPCUP's first feature in the USC school newspaper :) Read more here.