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  • Nexus®100 Cup Bank from Glasdon UK
    Published:  28 September, 2012

    Nexus®100 Cup Bank from Glasdon U.K. Limited collects used drinks cups for recycling and stores waste liquid separately. The four cup apertures on top of the unit accept the majority of sizes of disposable cups. The unique stacker moulding on the inside of the door and body collect cups neatly and compactly within a clear plastic sack.

  • A more sustainable approach to business
    Published:  28 September, 2012


    VI takes a look at the latest developments in disposables and recycling…

    Companies are now doing far more than just recycling their goods - they are choosing materials with a lower environmental impact; reducing their carbon footprint and even using them to market their business or advertise others. It’s no longer about being seen to be green - it’s about embedding sustainability into every aspect of the business.

  • Raise your cup for Vending!
    Published:  11 July, 2012

    A cost effective marketing tool, companies that invest in their ‘throw away’ items will enhance their image in a way that impacts positively on the environment. And while the strength of a product or brand does not rely solely on good packaging, the marketing machine will soon run out of steam without it. Vending International investigates…

  • It’s all in the packaging
    Or is it? Vending International finds out!
    Published:  09 November, 2011

    Writing for Euromonitor International, it’s clear that Dr. Benjamin Punchard believes in the power of packaging to convey a brand message; he says that it’s the greatest advert for a product as it is what the consumer sees on the shelf when they make their purchase: “As such no matter how vast an advertising budget is available, those brands that succeed are those that recognise the importance of packaging for brand recognition and marketing, for that on-shelf consumer impact, and as the contact point for the brand relationship.”

  • Benders Extends Traceability Codes Across All Vending Cups
    Published:  22 June, 2011

    Benders now extend the traceability coded printed on the bottom of their paper cups to cover all vending paper cups manufactured for the UK and European markets. Even though Benders manufacturer one of the most reliable vending cups in the market, the traceability initiative is another example of their commitment to improved quality, making it easier for the vending operator and ensuring that the operators maximise their profit opportunities.

  • Full to the brim with ideas…
    Cup manufacturers drop in to tell us the latest
    Published:  21 June, 2011

    Packaging manufacturer Huhtamaki supported the first-ever UK Coffee Week (4th - 10th April 2011). John Young, the company's UK Foodservice Sales & Marketing Director commented: “We’ve been delighted to be involved with UK Coffee Week, a great event aimed at helping an extremely worthy cause!  As one of the world’s leading packaging manufacturers, we play a key role within the coffee industry and continue to develop innovative concepts which add to the vibrancy of the industry.”

  • Creating the right impression
    The environment is a growing concern and businesses must be seen to be doing their bit. Vending International finds out why…
    Published:  15 November, 2010

    Companies can make an internal and external statement that theirs is a company that cares, by investing in more environmentally friendly disposables. RPC Tedeco-Gizeh has designed a range of stickers for vending machines that enable customers who use the company’s B’Green cups to highlight their efforts to support the environment. Being seen to be green is clearly important for businesses but the opportunities to advertise your green credentials or enhance your corporate identity do not stop there.

  • A greener way forward
    A look at new and ongoing initiatives for the Vending Industry…
    Published:  18 August, 2010

    The Save a Cup scheme was established by the vending, food service and plastics industries to collect the millions of hard wall polystyrene cups used in the UK every week. The scheme is run by the Save a Cup Recycling Company, the objective of which is to increase the number of cups collected in line with Government targets for recycling packaging waste.

  • At the forefront of recycling
    VI takes a look at the options available for disposing of waste…
    Published:  16 February, 2010

    The Save a Cup scheme was established by the vending, food service and plastics industries to collect the millions of hard wall polystyrene cups used in the UK every week. The scheme is run by the Save a Cup Recycling Company, the objective of which is to increase the number of cups collected in line with Government targets for recycling packaging waste.

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