The tide of opinion against the infestation of plastic cups has breached the shores of Westminster. the Treasury is now considering some version of a so-called ‘latte levy’, writes Dominic Lawson MailOnline
The CEO of James Cropper Paper Manufacturing, one of only three UK facilities that can recycle coffee cups, says that the challenge is not the technology, but the supply of cups to the plant. Phil Wild..
Starbucks has announced the rollout of a 5p charge for disposable cups across all its UK stores.
Following a three-month "latte levy" trial in London, the coffee chain will test the policy in all.. City A.M.
To say that the UK economy is at a crossroads would be an understatement. Brexit uncertainty, struggling high streets, and a looming tariff war make it vitally important that the UK plays to its.. City A.M.
Costa Coffee has joined other high street coffee vendors in a commitment to tackle waste.
The chain announced today that it will guarantee to recycle the same volume of cups it puts into the market.. City A.M.
Starbucks will close its 8,000 US stores for an afternoon next month to carry out "racial-bias" training for its staff.
It follows an incident last week where two black men were arrested at a.. City A.M.
Waitrose will stop offering disposable coffee cups this year, and is asking customers to bring their own reusable containers instead.
As part of the change, members of its loyalty scheme will only.. City A.M.
The government has let the idea of a "latte levy" go cold as it decided not to take any immediate action on disposable cups.
In a response to MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee, who suggested.. City A.M.
Environmental Audit Committee chair Mary Creagh said: 'Our report recommended practical solutions to the disposable packaging crisis. The Government's response shows that despite warm words they plan.. Independent