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  • Life-cycle study shows: a paper cup has the lowest carbon footprint – and recycling makes it even smaller

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019

    Huhtamaki participated in a life-cycle analysis study that surveyed the full carbon footprint of different types of cups used for coffee. According to the study, paper cups often have the lowest carbon footprint, and recycling lowers it furtherby 54%....

  • First Mile and Huhtamaki join forces to accelerate disposable coffee cup recycling

    First Mile and Huhtamaki join forces to accelerate disposable coffee cup recycling

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019

    Recycling company First Mile has announced its new partnership with sustainable food packaging specialist, Huhtamaki, in a collaboration that aims to further increase the number of disposable coffee cups effectively recycled in the UK. The partnership will see First...

  • Hawco Group gears up to meet further growth

    Hawco Group gears up to meet further growth

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019

    Hawco Group, which encompasses both the Hawco North America and Abbeychart brands, has appointed Lou Torres Jnr. to the newly created position of business development sales manager with immediate effect. The appointment supports a strategic decision to further develop...

  • Border Vending NW joins Cover and secure another national deal

    Border Vending NW joins Cover and secure another national deal

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019

    Based just outside Warrington, Border Vending NW Ltd is the latest company to join The Cover Association. Headed by Harry Drysdale, the Border management team including Harry, Richard Callwood and Amanda Drysdale, will be familiar names to many, having...

  • Hydration – the facts

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019

    The British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) has launched two new hydration fact sheets in its series called Why Water Matters. The sector-specific guidance notes are for those in the dental and retail sectors, both identified by the Association’s members as being...

  • Dubai to host Global Bottled Water Congress in October

    Dubai to host Global Bottled Water Congress in October

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019

    ‘Open Water’ will be the theme of the 16th Global Bottled Water Congress from October 8 to 10 in Dubai, because the market’s rapid growth represents continuing open water for innovation, health and sustainability development. This year’s congress features...

  • New production facility for AMC Group

    New production facility for AMC Group

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019

    AMC Group has unveiled its first purpose-built factory for freshly-squeezed juice and a variety of plant-based and free-from products in Skelmersdale, Lancashire.  The new 55,000ft2 site has created over 100 jobs and aims to supply the growing demand for healthier food...

  • 4 Aces gets the ‘A’ grade

    4 Aces gets the ‘A’ grade

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019

    4 Aces has received new accreditation from BRC Global Standards scoring the popular packaging specialist with a higher ‘A’ grade, reflecting its best practice in the handling and storage of cups and water products. The certification marks the supplier’s significant...