Biodegradable Paper Cup Range Launched

biocups-info-bannerA typical paper cup can be defined as a disposable cup made of paper coated with a layer of thin plastic or wax to stop liquid from leaking out or soaking through the paper.Paper cups are said to be 99% recyclable and biodegradable,but said that we must note that recycling the paper cups need some more processes than a normal paper or cardboard product.

All paper cups  produced by branded paper cups, so far come with a thin coat of the common plastic or polyethylene ( PE ) to prevent leakage and keep things warm(As per the rules laid by EU health and safety regulations a coffee cups should have a thin layer of plastic coated to keep coffee or other hot liquid  hot.).

These PE coated paper cups are said to be 99% biodegradable and 100% recyclable,provided they are  being thrown away into properly assigned paper cup bins,if not then they got mixed with other wastes and got contaminated.These contaminated paper cups cannot be recycled thus end up in UK’s ever growing landfill.

Branded Paper Cups  being one of the UK’s leading manufacturer of printed paper cups which are 100% recyclable. Branded Paper Cup works in collaboration with firms like Viridor to ensure that their production line is consistent with their vision of economical, cheaper recycled paper cups. Since Branded Paper Cup’s entry into the paper cup manufacturing industry, they have been able to use recycled paper to produce various paper cup variants like single printed paper cups, double wall printed paper cups, ice cream pots and cups, paper food baskets, sip through lids, deli cups, vending cups and many more recycled products.Branded Paper Cups also took their social responsibility very seriously and ensure that all their paper cups observes their Green footprint objective.They obtain their raw materials only from FSC PEFC accredited companies.

Now to reduce the carbon footprint from our environment we have switched to a new emerging technology is known as EarthCoating®.Cups produced using these technology shall be 100%
biodegradable and Green alternative to PE cups.

As per definition,EarthCoating® is a highly mineralized resin alternative to traditional polyolefin barrier coatings for paperboard packaging applications such as paper cups, folding cartons, food trays, etc.

According to EarthCoating® is a compound produced when Calcium Carbonate is blended into polyolefin resin,, which may be extrusion coated onto various papers and paperboards at high commercial line speeds using existing machinery and without any additional capital investment.

We offer a pure PLA solution too, and we suggest people going 100% green by using 100% PLA if the requirements suit the product.

Other than using this EarthCoating® technology we produce paper cups with pure PLA coated paper too.

Yes, the above mentioned papers are partially green since they are still using a certain percentage of PE, where as PLA is pure bio-plastic.

A PLA-based coating offers the intrinsic value proposition of ZERO material carbon footprint. PLA can be defined as a mixed grade paper barrier alternative to PE and are made of 40% traditional PE resin mixed with 60% Calcium Carbonate.This mixture is then blended and shaped and coated on any of the paper products like paper cups using the same machinery used in coating 100% PE.

Apart from ‘Zero’ carbon footprints the advantages of switching to PLA coated cups over PE coated cups are as follows.

1. PE coating on paper is not compatible with end-of-life composting or recycling operations. Replacing the petro-fossil PE coatings with bio-based and fully biodegradable PLA coatings offers the value proposition of a reduced material carbon footprint and its process carbon footprint mirrors existing PE operations.–source:

2. PLA-based coatings can be successfully processed on traditional PE lines when modifications are made to the formulation to improve melt strength and elongational viscosity such that strain hardening occurs at higher elongational rates of >1sec-1. –source:

3. PLA-based coated paper provides water-proofing and grease resistance that is competitive with a PE coated paper.–source:

There are limitations of PLA and based on which product you are looking to go green with, you might prefer choosing between mixed resin PE or a pure PLA solution. For example till date, PLA is not 100% leak proof so for very hot beverage cups some mixed resin biodegradable solution would be a better solution, but if you are very sure that you want to go completely green, then PLA is the way to go.

We procure all our high quality PLA-coated raw materials from leading European suppliers instead of China.Thus ensuring our commitment towards our customers to fulfil the supply of 100% biodegradable environment friendly paper cups at a very affordable rate with fastest delivery.


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Naked Juice adopts PLA Biodegradable Paper Cups, manufactured by us at Branded Paper Cups
Naked Juices UK has now adopted our PLA Paper Cups.

Branded Paper Cups have been continuously promoting the shift of the printed paper cup industry towards Bodegradable Paper Cups with PLA Coated Paper replacing the standard PE Coated Paper and making them 100% biodegradable.

Nakes Juices adopted PLA Cups and exhibitions where the cups are being used have offered cash back for using PLA cups, because its easier for them to process 100% compostable paper cups.

We ship to every corner of Europe, quickly send us your biodegradable paper cups quotation request and stay proud of your choice, forever.

We congratulate Naked Juice and encourage all client businesses to plan forward towards a shift towards PLA coated biodegradable, compostable paper cups.

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Branded Paper Cups is now shipping all over Europe in 48 hours.
express shipping is available to all our customers.

Branded Paper Cups have been continuously upgrading its state of the art printed paper cups factory to meet higher standards of quality and sustainability while being able to deliver at speeds that are otherwise unthinkable of by many.

Printed Paper Cups are shipped using overnight shipping all over Europe so you can expect your cups in an average of 3-4 days, at your doorstep now.

We ship to every corner of Europe, quickly send us your quotation request and stay proud of your choice, forever.

Branded Paper Cups Ships all across Europe in 48 hours
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Our printed Paper Cups are environment friendly, they are GREEN

When folks think about paper cups, they visualise trees being cut for paper, they typically visualise that old oak in the field, the birds, the squirrels, and even worst, the depleting rainforests, the rising global temperatures.

We at scyphus solely obtain our papers for our printed paper cups, only from FSC and PEFC accreditec mills, these mills are accredited by responsible monitoring organisations like FSC and PEFC and thus can be assumed to be following all sustainable forestry practices that help us keep the planet green.

But the fact is that currently there are managed tree farms, places where trees are grown as a crop for lumbering, these monitered farms keep planting trees similar to how a farmer plants new seeds after that season's harvest. only that in case of those massive trees, this harvesting cycle is usually over twenty years.

The activities of these farms and all that is happening to our forests is monitored by some credible Not for Profit organizations like FSC and PEFC. Organisations that certify and monitor these farms and their method of harvesting and replanting and maintaining the inexperienced cover.

We are green and we urge you to question your Paper Cups
company that whether they obtain their raw material from
licensed mills only or not.
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Think before ordering your Paper Cups

So ask the paper cups manufacturer company you have determined to place the order with, if they manufacture their cups within the UK, don't choose low-cost paper cups imported and delivered straight from some bulk paper cups shop somewhere in China.

Before you place the order for your Paper Cups, tailor-made to augment brand visibility, check if its the best quality out there.

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They won't augment your brand image if not harm it.
At Scyphus, we manufacture our Paper Cups, 100% indigenous and can promise you a 100% UK manufactured Paper Cups quality guarantee.
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