• Increase in sale of greener options

    By Vending International on July 24, 2018
    4 Aces has reported an increase in sales of its environmentally-friendly range of products. The marketing surrounding this latest range of 7oz, 8oz, 12oz and 16oz, compostable, PLA hot cups and the growing public interest in green alternatives is said to have driven a surge in demand for biodegradable products, including the popular packaging specialist’s selection of biodegradable, paper water […]
  •  Best practice accolade for 4 Aces

    By Vending International on June 28, 2018
    Packaging specialist, 4 Aces has received accreditation from BRC Global Standards in recognition of the company’s best practice in the handling, storage and distribution of its cups and water products. The certification marks the supplier’s achievements in recent months, during a period in which the company has restructured, growing the team and adding to its product offering. The BRC Storage […]
  • Cup recycling on AVA agenda

    By Vending International on June 22, 2018
    The AVA’s south east regional meeting was held this week at Scobie McIntosh in Surrey at which the critical issue of cup recycling was raised once again. The event, attended by operators, suppliers and interested parties, saw guests take part in a bakery demonstration and a tour of the company’s newly opened Client and Customer Demonstration area and Equipment showroom. […]
  • St Vincent College joins Gosport paper recycling scheme

    By Vending International on May 24, 2018
    Since its launch in March, the Gosport Paper Cup Recycling Scheme continues to gather impetus and the latest news is that St Vincent College has joined the scheme adding further bins to those already placed in the town. Collaboration between Gosport Borough Council, paper cup manufacturer Huhtamaki and cup recycler Simply Cups resulted in the development of this scheme which […]
  • 4 Aces targets bespoke printed market

    By Vending International on April 30, 2018
    Packaging specialist, 4 Aces is on course to double the production of its bespoke, printed products by the end of the year following a general increase in requirement for branded cups. The company has recorded a surge in the demand for bespoke, environmentally-friendly products, with the supplier’s latest compostable, PLA hot cups proving popular for those who want to associate […]
  • Chiltern Railways to recycle coffee cups

    By Vending International on March 21, 2018
    In a bid to reduce plastic waste, Chiltern Railways has announced that it will be the first train operator to recycle coffee cups at stations. Currently, across the UK, just one in 400 of the 2.5bn disposable cups used each year is recycled. With this in mind, Chiltern, an Arriva UK Trains company, decided to tackle the issue as part […]
  • 4 Aces extends biodegradable range

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018
    Packaging specialist 4 Aces has added to its environmentally-friendly range of products as part of a pledge to its customers to provide a wider range of green options in 2018. Alongside its selection of biodegradable paper water cones and its PLA cold cup range, the supplier’s latest compostable PLA hot cups are set to provide a green alternative to single […]
  • No ‘latte levy’ for disposable coffee cups

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018
    The UK government won’t take action on the issue of takeaway coffee cups, but will rely instead on discounts for reusable cups. Earlier in the year, after it was claimed the UK throws away 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups a year, the Environment Audit Committee recommended a 25p “latte levy” on the cups to raise money to improve recycling. Instead […]
  • Minister launches recycling initiative

    By Vending International on January 18, 2018
    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has launched a new recycling initiative for paper coffee cups in Gosport – said to be the first of its kind in the UK. Created through a partnership between Gosport Borough Council and paper cup manufacturer Huhtamaki, the scheme will pilot a collection and recycling service for used coffee cups for residents and businesses. It will […]
  • Paper cup recycling initiative

    By Vending International on December 20, 2017
    Huhtamaki, a global manufacturer of packaging products for food and beverages, has announced plans for a new recycling initiative for used paper coffee cups in Gosport, the first of its kind in the UK. The scheme is set to launch early in 2018. Working in partnership with Gosport Borough Council, Huhtamaki will trial an easily accessible and cost effective collection […]