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Applegreen switches to fully recyclable paper cup across estate

John Wood ·

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reinforced its environment credentials by switching to using a fully recyclable paper cup across its estate.

Applegreen is using the reCUP recyclable paper cup, which is made by cup manufacturer CupPrint.

The new recylable cups use EarthCoating, a fully recyclable lining engineered to be processed easily through traditional paper recycling equipment and to be recycled into new paper products.

Conor Lucey, head of operations at Applegreen, said: “At Applegreen we are extremely passionate about reducing our impact on the environment and we are delighted to be able to make the switch and play our part in reducing non-recyclable waste.”

Terry Fox, general manager of CupPrint, said: “We’ve been delighted to work with Applegreen on this project. At CupPrint we specialise in creating beautiful, branded paper cups for all operators, from smaller independents to large multi-site operators and now these cups can be fully recyclable too, which suits the environmental needs of many of our customers like Applegreen.”

www.cupprint.co.uk

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 10 December 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.41131.92122.99
East Midlands131.66133.08122.31
London132.2955.90132.67122.45
North East131.02133.24120.36
North West131.66130.27121.42
Northern Ireland129.6972.90134.65121.32
Scotland131.73131.43121.43
South East132.6863.90133.14123.11
South West132.1667.90131.56122.81
Wales131.24132.97121.42
West Midlands131.34133.10121.95
Yorkshire & Humber131.2469.90131.77121.51

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