Probably one of the most researched, analysed and debated topics in the discourse around “green events” – Cups! We shall drinketh from which chalice!? Still over a decade in to this conversation and despite the depth of research this is also an area shrouded in much myth, misconception, misinformation and conflicting stories. Furthermore new products and materials are continuously entering the market, possibly quicker than the waste management facilities are keeping up. Where is the loop really being closed? What are the optimum condition for reuse and best material for reusables? What are the facts? Do we need to standardise the approach across venues and align policies for security, health & safety, and sustainability to go hand in hand on this issue and will brands com on board? Hear from our experts in material, waste facilities, events sector cup research and manufacturers in what is set to be an informative and lively debate.