Add your company to the growing number of businesses recycling their paper and plastic cups

Simply Cups is the UK’s ONLY collection and recycling service dedicated to turning paper and plastic cups into second-life materials.

We provide manufacturers, organisations operating in the supply chain as well as beverage and hospitality outlets with a cost-efficient collection and recycling service that reduces their operating costs and improves their environmental credentials.

To find out how your organisation can benefit sign up today.

Lastest Members

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    Festival Repulic

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    Bunzl Catering Supplies

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    Compass Group

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    Dixons Carphone

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    Loughborough University

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    Paper Cup Company

Calculate your savings

The Simply Cups Calculator is a fantastic tool that will enable you to calculate how much you are currently spending on cup disposal and how much you could save using Simply Cups.

To get started, just input the numbers of paper and plastic cups you use each month and we’ll do the rest. You could be saving as much as £16.50 per 1000 cups.


Latest News

11th July 2016

A big thank you to everyone who made it to our third Member’s Event held at the Museum of London Docklands on June 16th. Once again, we had over 100 delegates from across the supply chain including several new members to the scheme. Here are some of the images that were taken during the day: [gallery size="medium" link="file" columns="4" ids="2464,2465,2466,2467"] Read more

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17th June 2016

Simply Cups, the UK’s ONLY active cup recycling scheme, has launched a number of exciting new initiatives at its third Annual Meeting that includes an extended collection service, a host of new members and, most importantly, a range of functional products created from the post-consumer materials that the scheme is recovering. Key to the development of Simply Cups’ range of new products is the creation of a new durable polymer that has been produced using both the paper and plastic content of paper cups. Trials have shown that the composite is much stronger than conventional plastics and can be readily moulded into products at high speeds. Read more

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Festival Republic

Festival Republic is UK-based music promoter that runs seven flagship events across Europe, including the Reading and Leeds festivals, and which are attended by over half a million fans. Festival Republic aims to reduce the impact its business and its festivals have on the environment by using innovative solutions to address energy, waste and transport.

Bunzl Catering Supplies

As the leading distributor of disposables, packaging and hygiene solutions into the UK hospitality industry; the BCS range of compostable disposables called Sustain represent a long term commitment to work with customers to transform waste into a resource.

Compass Group

Compass Group is the global market leader in providing food and a range of support services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments. The company actively promotes green business practices such as teleconferencing, flexible working and best practice in regards to recycling, travel and communications throughout all of its business operations and corporate offices.

Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone plc is Europe’s leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, employing over 40,000 people in 9 countries. The company believes that good sustainability practices make sound business sense, that not only to benefit the environment, stakeholders and the communities in which it operates, but also to help it achieve corporate objectives, fulfil its business plan and reduce costs.


Eversheds operates at the leading edge of business. Recognised by Acritas as a Global Elite Law Firm, it provides top quality legal advice to some of the world’s largest corporations both locally and across borders from its 50+ offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Loughborough University

Loughborough is ranked in the top five of UK universities and was named best in the country for its student experience in a 2016 Times Higher Education magazine survey. It has an international reputation for undertaking research that makes a real difference to society, and is committed to embedding sustainability and social responsibility into everything it does.


Nestlé is the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. It is a major player within the UK food industry, employing 8,000 people across 20 sites. The company is committed to reducing it environmental impact and is stepping up its efforts to manage waste more effectively. And across its sites, Nestlé is determined to encourage biodiversity and where possible restore land back to its natural state.

The Paper Cup Company

The Paper Cup Company specialises in disposable cups printed with its customers’ branding and manufactured in the UK. The company is actively involved in supporting organisations finding methods for recycling paper cups and offers a ‘plant a tree’ scheme, in collaboration with Green Earth Appeal, with the aim to offset the carbon footprint of printed cups.