McDonald’s supersizes funding for recyclable and compostable cups

The fast food chain has committed $5m to the NextGen Cup Consortium and Challenge

Waitrose to chuck out disposable coffee cups

The supermarket expects this will save more than 52 million cups a year

‘Government response to coffee cup waste has gone cold’

The government has not promised any decisive action to solve the UK’s coffee cup waste issue. That’s according to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), which says the government’s response to its latest report on the problem is lacking. It says rather than following the recommendation to introduce a 25p ‘latte levy’, similar to the 5p […]

‘Starbucks must get green plans off the grounds’

A non-profit group has called on Starbucks to fulfil environmental pledges it made in 2008