The AVA’s south east regional assembly was once held this week at Scobie McIntosh in Surrey at which the important factor of cup recycling was once raised as soon as once more.

The match, attended by means of operators, providers and events, noticed visitors participate in a bakery demonstration and a excursion of the corporate’s newly opened Client and Customer Demonstration space and Equipment showroom.

Following the AGM, Adrian Pratt, vp of the Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG) and chair of the AVA Cup Committee, referred to as on operators to get in the back of a force to recycle used cups urging them to take step one by means of chatting with their waste control firms about their choices.

He gave an replace on sizzling subjects within the trade together with the have an effect on of the possible ‘latte levy’ being reintroduced and UK recycling functions changing into extra out there.

He additionally addressed the problem of compostable packaging caution that recycled cups have a greater environmental efficiency in comparison with composting.

During the AGM David Llewellyn, AVA leader govt, touched at the election of recent AVA board contributors and the significance of lobbying for the trade.

The AVA’s monetary accounts and financial savings thru relocation and new workforce contributors have been addressed by means of AVA treasurer Roger Williams