Tag Archives: Huhtamaki

Businesses sign landmark paper cup agreement

McDonald’s and Starbucks are among fourteen organisations to have signed a new agreement to accelerate UK recycling of paper cups. The cross-industry collaboration is being coordinated by trade body the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) and is expected to result in significant progress in PE lined paper cup recycling over the…
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Breaking a caffeine habit

2.5bn COFFEE cups are thrown away in the UK every year. But how can we get commuters to switch to reusable for their morning jolt.                       Last week confronted by a supercool, superhot, tattooed barista, I tentatively asked for my morning hit. In my bag…
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Big brands sign up to kick off cup recycling scheme

FOUNDING MEMBERS of the ‘Simply Cups’ recycling scheme include John Lewis Partnership, BaxterStorey and ISS Facility Services                   Following the recent announcement that the UK’s only paper cup recycling scheme will be launched from August 1st, there has been overwhelming support from all sections of the supply…
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Footprint Awards 2014 Winners Announced

THE WINNERS of the fourth annual Footprint Awards were last night [22nd May] finally revealed at a glittering ceremony at the prestigious East Wintergarden, after a series of recounts due to nail-bitingly close judging scores across the categories. In an unprecedented turn of events, which organisers hailed as another sign that entry standards in 2014…
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Footprint Awards 2014 Shortlist announced

FOR THE fourth year running entry levels to the annual Footprint Awards – the industry’s only scheme that celebrates achievement throughout the entire food supply chain - has broken previous records, it has been revealed. [caption id="attachment_8326" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Record number of entries demonstrate sustainability is at the heart of foodservice businesses" say organisers[/caption]  …
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Huhtamaki plant eco-vending inspiration

AS SPONSOR of Sparsholt College Hampshire’s 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden entry, Huhtamaki's ‘Love Nature’ BioWare paper vending cups, complete with plant seedlings, will be ‘vended’ from a machine donated by Southampton-based company, Bettavend, to form one of the main areas of the garden at this year’s show.            …
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First BioWare Garden opens

PACKAGING MANUFACTURERS Huhtamaki has opened its BioWare Garden.                           Created for Brockhurst Pre-school, the garden is the result of a community competition run by the Gosport-based business. It features compost made from the company’s eco-friendly BioWare cups.   “We wanted to prove that…
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Video: Footprint Awards 2012

Watch this amazing film to get the vibe of the wonderful evening celebrating outstanding corporate achievement and responsible business in the foodservice industry. Congratulations to all the Winners and Runners Up.   Here they are again:   SUSTAINABLE USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES AWARD 2012 Winner: 3663 Runner Up: The Caterer's Linen Supply (London Linen Group)…
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