In 2017 over 2.5 billion plastic takeaway coffee cups were sent to landfill. The issue with traditional single-use coffee cups is that they cannot be recycled. The reason for this is that traditional single-use coffee cups are made from cardboard with a polyethylene liner which is difficult to remove. Another problematic issue with traditional coffee cups is that once the cup is used, it has been contaminated with food.
UK festivals are promising to eliminate single use plastic by 2021 - Do you know the impact that using single use plastic at your festival or event has on the environment?
At Green Man Packaging our entire product range is made from plants, contains NO PLASTIC and can be composted with general food waste after use.
Plastic Free July is an excellent movement which has encouraged over a million people worldwide to refuse single-use plastics throughout July.
Consumers are increasingly concerned about plastic ending up in landfill and polluting the oceans - Plastic Free July gives consumers the opportunity to really take action against plastic.
If you've been thinking about switching to eco-friendly food packaging, Plastic Free July is an excellent opportunity to make the switch.
The food and drink sector is noticing a significant increase in the demand for vegan friendly offerings. The UK in particular has a huge interest in plant-based diets, with many consumers choosing vegan diets for several reasons including healthier eating, animal welfare and environmental sustainability.
Restaurants, cafes and coffee shops across the UK are responding to this demand by launching plant-based menus.
The UN have published a report which details that more than 50 nations are taking action to reduce plastic waste.
Here in the UK, vast media coverage highlighting the implications of single-use plastic waste has stimulated action again it.
Our products can be purchased online, with standard delivery to the UK taking just 1-2 working days and orders placed before 2pm are dispatched the same working day.