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Plastic surgery

Water system suppliers and workplace caterers have declared war on single-use plastic. We find out what can be done to reduce the presence of disposable plastic in the office Globally, we are waking up to the environmental impact of blindly ...

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Economical paper cup recycling… The key is in the nesting

Leafield’s Envirocup XL cup bin is helping make the recycling of single use, paper coffee cups an economical proposition. There can be few people left in the UK that haven’t heard the clamour to recycle the 2.5 billion single use coffee ...

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James Cropper get their hands on first load of London coffee cups

After the shock news that 5,000 coffee cups are disposed of in the UK every minute, we’re all keen to find out the truth behind the new cup recycling schemes popping up. How are they being collected? How are they ...

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Bartlett Mitchell hits sustainability milestone

Independent caterer, Bartlett Mitchell, has prevented more than 500,000 coffee cups going to landfill, according to new figures announced in the company’s annual CSER report. By implementing a policy banning team members from using disposable cups, the company was also able ...

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Bottled up

Providing staff with plenty of fresh water and hot drinks during the working day is an important requirement, but it’s also essential that the packaging waste that could ensue is dealt with effectively says Stephen Charles, MD of BRITA Vivreau ...

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UK’s biggest ever coffee cup recycling scheme launches

Caffeine-fuelled workers in the City of London are today (3 April 2017) being urged to use brand new recycling points established across the Square Mile as part of the UK’s biggest push to date to tackle the issue of disposable ...

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Canary Wharf recycling initiative makes it a ‘Clean Coffee Zone’

Canary Wharf Group has launched its first ever coffee waste initiative, ‘Wake Up and Smell The Coffee’, making the entire 128 acre Canary Wharf Estate a ‘Clean Coffee Zone’. The campaign will see coffee cups, lids and coffee grounds generated ...

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Making recycling cups easier

Leafield Environmental has launched a new EnvirocupXL recycling unit to collect larger coffee cups (up to 103mmm), providing a solution to prevent huge amounts going to landfill for facility managers. Suitable for food serving areas and offices. The cups can ...

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