Grundon launches new paper cup recycling service

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Grundon Waste Management has launched a dedicated Paper Cup Recycling service which is ideally suited for universities, colleges and schools.

Aimed at helping to tackle the ‘mountain’ of 2.5 billion cups consumed annually in the UK, the cost of the service is tailored around the frequency of customer collections and the number of cups to be recycled, rather than membership fees.

Grundon also guarantees that all its collections are certified CarbonNeutral®.

In addition, thanks to a new partnership with CupCyclingTM by James Cropper, one of the UK’s leading cup recycling facilities, customers will be able to buy back paper made from cups which have already been recycled.

The new service is available as a standalone offering - meaning organisations do not have to be existing Grundon customers - or as part of the recycling specialist’s total waste management package.

A key part of the process is to ensure that as paper cups are thrown away, they are separated from other waste streams. To help encourage this, Grundon’s new service includes:

Earlier this year, Grundon was one of the first waste collectors to partner with Costa Coffee when it announced its commitment to recycle half a billion takeaway cups a year.

Paper cup recycling facts and figures


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