‘Latte levy could cost UK £819m and risk jobs’

The Paper Cup Alliance says the tax will influence only 5.7% of consumers to switch to reusable alternatives

Industry effort to put the lid on paper cup waste

Fourteen organisations have signed an agreement to boost paper cup recycling. The companies, which include Caffe Nero, Costa Coffee, Greggs and Starbucks, made the deal with the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK), which runs the industry’s recycling programme. The collaboration aims to deliver a long term, nationwide paper cup recycling solution […]