hot drinks

18 Mar 2020
--- In celebration of Global Recycling Day (18 March), plant-based compostable packaging specialist Vegware shared news of how it has helped Scottish clients boost recycling through a closed-loop composting collection service.... Read More
08 Jan 2020
--- Reusable and recyclable products brand Lunchskins aims to replace two of the world’s greatest plastic pollutants – the plastic bag and the plastic straw – with its newly launched Plastic-Free Starter Kit.... Read More
13 Dec 2019
--- Coffee is deeply rooted in many cultures and holds the status of the most popular drink worldwide. The more coffee we drink, the more grounds we discard – but what purpose might coffee waste serve post-usage? German... Read More
10 Dec 2019
--- In a bid to explore new and innovative ways to meet its sustainability challenges, Air New Zealand has begun trialing edible coffee cups for its customers in the air and on the ground. Currently serving more than eight... Read More
05 Nov 2019
--- Italian coffee company Lavazza has introduced Eco Caps, a range of compostable coffee capsules, to address consumers’ rising environmental concerns. To ensure that all coffee capsules are responsibly thrown away,... Read More
18 Oct 2019
--- European food packaging producer Flo has launched three new capsule formats to the GEA family that are industrially compostable and fully bio-based. The formats are suitable for Nespresso, Lavazza Blu and Keurig systems, and... Read More
17 Oct 2019
--- Government backing is crucial to slashing plastic pollution by increasing access to reusable options, highlights a report from Break Free From Plastic Europe and the Rethink Plastic alliance. The report centers around... Read More
07 Oct 2019
--- Introducing a charge on disposable coffee cups would be more effective than the widely-used system of offering a discount to customers who bring their own reusable cup. This is according to a study led by Zero Waste... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- Selecta UK, under Switzerland-headquartered Selecta, a leading European self-serve coffee and convenience food retailer, has announced the launch of the new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service “for the workplace and... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Following an “overwhelmingly positive” response to its bring-your-own packaging trial, dubbed “Unpacked,” Waitrose & Partners is set to extend its packaging-free shopping experience in Oxford, UK,... Read More
25 Jul 2019
--- Premium coffee brand Nescafé Azera has launched its new UK “visual identity for 2019,” as part of an £8 million (US$10 million) holistic campaign, which is based around the concept of “stay... Read More
18 Jul 2019
--- Finnish paper-based packaging specialist Huhtamaki has launched a new compostable Bioware Impresso double-walled hot cup. Adding to Huhtamaki’s existing Bioware compostable range, this new cup in a mixed sleeve of... Read More
28 Jun 2019
--- Finnish paper-based packaging specialist Huhtamaki has participated in a study to analyze the life-cycle of various types of coffee cups, where it was found that paper cups generally have the lowest carbon footprint.... Read More
20 Jun 2019
--- Pure Leaf has relaunched its premium teas in the UK and the Netherlands with a brand and packaging redesign by London agency PB Creative. The agency was tasked with delivering a packaging overhaul that communicates the... Read More
11 Jun 2019
--- Starbucks has launched the world’s first airport-based reusable coffee cup scheme. Working in partnership with UK environmental charity Hubbub, Starbucks is using funds generated from its additional 5p charges on... Read More
04 Jun 2019
--- Specialty coffee company NuZee is launching a fully recyclable packaging option for its single-serve, pour over coffee co-packing customers beginning in the second half of 2019. The company is launching its new solution... Read More
24 May 2019
--- Denmark-based Sprout has introduced a new patented and eco-friendly spoon for the “drink-to-go-market” as the pressure to phase out single-use cutlery heats up. Coined the Sprout Spoon, the 100 percent... Read More
14 May 2019
--- Renewable packaging specialist Stora Enso is readying to launch a new paperboard which can be used to produce paper cups for hot and cold drinks, as well as ice cream, without the need for a traditional plastic coating... Read More
18 Apr 2019
--- New lifestyle tea brand OFFBLAK has launched in the UK with packaging designed by London-based agency & SMITH. Looking to “redefine the tea category,” OFFBLAK targets Gen Z and Millennials and encourages the... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- Starbucks has partnered with UK environmental charity Hubbub to launch a £1m (US$1.3m) fund that will spearhead cup recycling initiatives in the UK. The grants to be given range from £50,000 (US$65,600) to... Read More