Remember when we talked to you about Solo cups? We wanted to know who made this people’s chalice such a ubiquitous part of our disposable world — and why. Turns out you were curious too: Grist readers were kind enough to help fund this joint Kickstarter with filmmaker John Pavlus.

You came through, and now we’re very excited to share the end result. Behold, I, Party Cup:

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Read John Pavlus’s essay: “Who cares about this red party cup?”

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