Cup Print is the largest supplier of environmentally-friendly paper cups in Europe and has invested significantly in sustainable technologies to add to our core offering of high-speed, on-demand, short-run coffee cup printing. Now operators of any size can serve drinks and food in customised, eco-friendly paper cups to promote their brand and brand values. Between our operations in Ireland, Germany and the U.S., we employ over 180 people and over 75% of production is of alternative sustainable paper cup models. Our two alternative coating paper cup varieties include a recyclable paper cup and an 100% compostable cup – both available with custom designs in quantities from as low as 1000 pcs within a 15-day production lead time. Additionally, Cup Print also use recycled raw material wherever food and hygiene regulations permit and, as of 2019, hold both PEFC certification to guarantee that all virgin paper stock is sourced from sustainable forestry resources – plus BRCGS Grade A Status for High Hygiene and Quality Management Standards.
The reCup is a new revolutionary paper cup offered as part of Cup Print’s commercial offering since October 2017. reCup Double Wall recyclable cups are the first and only paper cups to achieve AAA certification by the Institute cyclos-HTP in conjunction with the European Green Dot scheme. reCup cups use up to 40% less plastic and can be processed through Path 13 of regular mixed paper and cardboard waste. Cup Print is the first company in Europe to offer these cups.
Cup Print are Europe’s largest compostable paper cup manufacturer. Compostable paper coffee cups use a plant-based PLA (Polylactic Acid) bio coating as a moisture barrier. Cup Print has offered this alternative coating Bio Cup to clients in Europe and worldwide since 2010. Cup Print PLA cups are 100% compostable in industrial composting conditions and, in some countries, can be gathered together with food waste collecting schemes and many domestic ‘brown bin’ waste streams.