The biodegradable “Rafiki®” paper cup lid ends dumping of 16 billion plastic lids for coffee cups - The 'Rafiki' lid

The biodegradable “Rafiki®” paper cup lid ends dumping of 16 billion plastic lids for coffee cups

The biodegradable “Rafiki®” paper cup lid ends dumping of 16 billion plastic lids for coffee cups

According to Earthday Foundation over 16 billion coffee cups are used annually worldwide. Each cup has a plastic lid that is mostly dumped. Until now nobody was able to develop a leakless lid that was able to stick to a paper cup.

Groasis - in 2018 chosen as No 1 of the 100 Most Innovative Companies of the Netherlands and famous for its water saving inventions - introduces a laminate free paper lid, called the "Rafiki®".This revolutionary invention will help stop dumping the 16 billion plastic lids.

Help us clean up the environment, stop using plastic lids, start using paper lids, the "Rafiki®".

  • If you wish to purchase the “Rafiki®”, contact us a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Only orders of 500,000 pcs or more will be accepted. If you want to tailor made your order, the minimum quantity is 5 million Rafiki® paper lids.
  • If you wish to produce the “Rafiki®”, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information:

  • a video about the "Rafiki®". You are allowed to publish the video in your website.
  • a 3D pdf about the "Rafiki®". Click on the design, open the document and turn the "Rafiki®" around in 3D. You are allowed to publish the design, if you publish it together with ‘©Courtesy Groasis’.
  • for press information mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Persfoto the Rafiki