Smart Planet Technologies has sealed a license agreement with Linstol, a leading distributor for the airline cabin industry, to use EarthCoating.
St Vincent College in Gosport has joined the Gosport Paper Cup Recycling Scheme, adding more bins to those already placed around the town.
Frank and Honest, one of Ireland’s leading retail coffee brands, has announced it will switch to completely compostable cups from September this year.
The UK Parliament is set to phase out single-use plastics by 2019, and is introducing a 25p charge to hot drinks served in compostable cups.
The Foodservice Packaging Association has defended the use of disposable cups within the NHS as an important element of patient and visitor requirements.
Property developer Wates Residential is switching from single-use plastic cups to reusable bottles an all its construction sites.
Irish coffee cup manufacturer Cup Print has announced it has produced one million recyclable reCUPs.
Starbucks has reported a 156.6% increase in reusable cup usage halfway through a 5p paper cup charge in select London stores.
Coffee cup recycling is still a challenging issue which requires effort from various actors, according to a panel discussion held yesterday.
Waitrose is to phase out all takeaway disposable coffee cups from its self serve machines instore, saving more than 52 million cups a year.
Major US coffee chains have been by Stand.earth to switch to recyclable, compostable cups within three years.
The Prince of Wales has visited James Cropper’s new Colourform production unit as well attending a roundtable in Kendal.
Starbucks is committing $10m to develop a fully recyclable and compostable coffee cup.
DS Smith has called for improved recycling collection and infrastructure to address the issue of coffee cup recycling.
Cup Print has warned that the pressure on the issue of paper cups is far from over despite a short term reprieve from the UK government.