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2001/84/522 Coffee cups (3), 100% biodegradable, cardboard, Green Games, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, graphic design by SOCOG, made by Visy c.2000. Click to enlarge.

Disposable coffee cups for the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games

Made
These 100 per cent biodegradable coffee cups were made from recyclable cardboard by Visy for use at the Sydney 2000 Games. Their maroon and white exteriors feature the Sydney 2000 Fluid Energy motif, and complement the maroon bins that collected recyclable waste at Olympic venues. The cups are important examples of the contemporary innovation within eco-design, and reflect SOCOG's promise to deliver the inaugural 'Green Games'.

From 1995, SOCOG developed an ambitious environmental agenda to …

Summary

Object No.

2001/84/522

Object Statement

Coffee cups (3), 100% biodegradable, cardboard, Green Games, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, graphic design by SOCOG, made by Visy c.2000

Physical Description

Coffee cups, (3), 100% biodegradable, cardboard, Green Games, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, graphic design by SOCOG, made by Visy c.2000

Coffee cups, (3), 100% biodegradable cardboard. One of the cups is plain white, the other two are white with the fluid energy patterning in pink and 'Sydney 2000' written in purple text.

Production

Notes

Cups designed by Visy, graphic design by SOCOG.

Made by Visy c.2000 for use at the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

History

Notes

Unused

Made for and owned by the Olympic Coordination Authority/Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, and donated to the Powerhouse Museum after use in the Games.

Source

Credit Line

Part of the Sydney 2000 Games Collection. Gift of the New South Wales Government, 2001

Acquisition Date

5 October 2001

Cite this Object

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Disposable coffee cups for the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 January 2022, <https://ma.as/501926>

Wikipedia

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