Hubbub pledges £300k for new coffee cup recycling facilities in London

The launch of the new facilities is being promoted with an immersive art installation outside the Tate Modern, which has been made using 5,555 cups – representing the number of cups used every minute in the UK

Love Essex campaign urges people to sign up to plastics reduction pledge

The ‘Love Essex Not Plastic’ campaign aims to highlight the issue of single-use plastics and urge households to switch to reusable options and recycle more

Pret puts a lid on coffee cup waste with recycling scheme rollout

Almost 90% its shops have recycling points, with customers able to leave any brand paper coffee cup for recycling

Starbucks and Hubbub spill the beans on cup recycling winners

The Cup Fund is providing between £50,000 and £100,000 each to 12 winners

New partnership turns a latte of coffee cups into Hallmark cards

Paper mill James Cropper will supply responsibly-sourced paper pulp to the company to make a new line of green greetings cards

Major milestone for Foreign Office in cutting plastic use

It has eliminated 97% of single-use plastics from its UK estate since February

‘Record-breaking’ public support to use tax system to tackle plastic waste

The government’s recent call for evidence attracted an ‘unprecedented’ 162,000 responses

Scottish Government bans single-use cups from its buildings

It hopes to prevent as many as 450,000 cups from being thrown away every year

Boston Tea Party ‘first’ to ban plastic coffee cups

It will only sell hot drinks in reusable cups from 1st June 2018

Costa pledges to recycle half a billion disposable cups a year

It will pay a supplement of £70 to waste collectors for every tonne of cups recycled