Plastic Fishing expands thanks to Starbucks 5p coffee cup charge

From today all UK Starbucks customers who get their coffee in a disposable cup will be charged 5p, which will be donated to Hubbub. Customers who take a reusable cup will avoid the charge and will also be given a 25p discount, making a total saving of 30p. Starbucks has taken this bold decision following an initial trial in 35 stores which saw an increase in the sale of hot drinks in reusable cups from 2.2% to 5.8%. The nationwide expansion will give a nudge away from disposable cups and…

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Compass Group UK & Ireland launch Stop Food Waste Day 2018

Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, have marked their Stop Food Waste Day 2018 with a number of activities designed to promote the reduction of food waste. Launched by Compass Group USA in 2017, Stop Food Waste Day is an annual event with the aim of raising awareness around the issue of food waste and encouraging the industry, and the wider public, to reduce the amount of food thrown away. Activities will take place at Compass’ client sites throughout the UK. Compass has…

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