Green Goblet in the News
Newspaper articles and press statements from clients.
We’ve picked out some newspaper articles and press statements from various clients which talk about our Green Goblet reusables. The links below will direct you to their websites for more information on how our Green Goblet reusable cups fit within sustainable initiatives at different types of event.
Looe live! with Green Goblet.
The Cornish Times spoke to the team at Plastic Free Looe to find out about their Green Goblet reusables. They say the branded reusable cups are “directly stopping tens of thousands of single-use plastic cups either being incinerated or ending up floating around in our oceans.”
The Bridport Festival Cup with Green Goblet.
Since May 2019, Bridport Tourist Information Centre has been offering The Bridport Festival Cup as part of the sustainable initiative scheme the town has in place. Available at festivals as well as the TIC itself for just £1, the cups are reducing single-use plastic from the Bridport and West Bay area.
Leicestershire CCC with Green Goblet.
Leicestershire Foxes have been using Green Goblet reusables since the start of the 2016 season. That’s over 6 years of preventing single-use cups entering landfills!
Ding Crusaders RFC with Green Goblet.
National League 2 South side Ding Crusaders have launched a reusable cup scheme for match days at their rugby club in Bristol. Unable to use glass due to health and safety restrictions, the Green Goblet reusables are a perfect alternative to single-use plastic cups. Operating a £1 deposit for the reusables encourages customers to return their cups to the bars, ensuring the Ecocups are reused multiple times and reducing clean-up time for the club.
Hull Kingston Rovers with Green Goblet.
In February Hull KR extended their reusable cup scheme site-wide across Hull College Craven Park. With eye-catching designs and a £1 deposit system, the club estimate that the scheme will save 80,000 single-use cups from entering landfill across the Super League season.
Twickenham Stadium with Green Goblet.
The 82,000-capacity stadium introduced reusable cups to improve customer experience and reduce waste in landfill. Ahead of the 6 Nations fixture against Ireland, they highlight how the scheme works and explain information regarding deposits and cup returns to inform spectators ahead of the fixture.
Glasdon with Green Goblet.
Information on the “Nexus Cup Stacker” product by Glasdon which was used during the reusable cup trials at Premiership Football Clubs in 2019. These tubes mount on the walls around the bars for fans to deposit their empty cups into, the staff can then easily collect all dirty cups in one go which helps reduce the clean-up time.
AFC Bournemouth with Green Goblet.
An announcement of the trial of reusable cups at Vitality Stadium, in line with Sky Ocean Rescue and the Premier League’s ‘Pass on Plastic’ campaign.
Chelsea FC with Green Goblet.
Announcement from Chelsea Football club who were one of the clubs to trial reusable cups as part of Sky Ocean Rescue’s #PassOnPlastic campaign in the 2018/19 season. We are still supplying our cups to Chelsea as well as some other Premiership football clubs now that the trial is over.
Peddler Market with Green Goblet.
Sheffield’s monthly street food and local community market offer 50p off your drink each time you return their Green Goblet reusables to the bar. A great way to encourage customers to continue reusing the cups.
Manchester City with Green Goblet.
Green Goblet trialled reusable cups at the Etihad Stadium throughout the 2018/19 season and launched the scheme site-wide for all draught beer in September 2019.
Brighton Pride with Green Goblet.
In an effort to improve its sustainability, Brighton Pride outlines the details of their Green Goblet reusable cup scheme. The limited number of branded cups used do not carry dates which means that the designs can be carried over from year to year, making sure they are used multiple times.
Reusable cups are part of the sustainability pledge that Brighton Pride has put in place as part of a three-year plan to reduce single-use plastic across their event sites. We supplied specific Brighton Pride cup designs alongside our generic festival cups this summer – our generic cups can be washed and reused over and over at different festivals throughout the year so are some of our most used reusables.
Grand Pier with Green Goblet.
The Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare is hoping to prevent 120,000 single-use cups from entering landfills each year with the introduction of Green Goblet reusable cups at their famous seaside tourist destination.
Hay Festival with Green Goblet.
In May 2018, Hay Festival asked customers to ‘Rethink Your Drink’ as they introduced reusable hot drink cups to their sustainability offer. In this article, Packaging News highlight some of the benefits of our reusable Corretto Cups in reducing single-use waste from hot drinks. Zero Waste Events calculated a 93% reduction in waste to landfills of plastic-lined coffee cups since Hay Festival’s partnership with Green Goblet.
Deer Shed Festival with Green Goblet.
The North Yorkshire festival was one of the first to come on board with Green Goblet reusables, but it’s more than just reusable cups – check out all of their sustainable initiatives here.
Here, The Yorkshire Post report on how Deer Shed Festival is continuing to strive to become a single-use plastic-free festival. We have provided reusable pint and half-pint cups to the family-friendly Deer Shed for many years and this year we introduced reusable hot drinks cups to the deposit scheme to further reduce landfill waste across the festival site. Deer Shed is the first festival that Green Goblet has supplied both hot and cold reusable cups for, we think more festivals and stadiums will follow their lead and make the move towards reusable coffee cups.
Motorpoint Arena with Green Goblet.
The largest entertainment venue in the East Midlands came on board with Green Goblet reusable cups in December 2017. The arena use cups for Nottingham Panthers Ice Hockey fixtures as well as for concerts and other events.
Leeds Rhinos with Green Goblet.
Leeds Rhinos was one of the first Rugby League clubs to roll out a reusable cup scheme. We now supply cups for both Rugby and Cricket at Headingley Stadium, reducing the use of thousands of single-use cups in each fixture. Some of the Rhinos’ designs feature legends of the game who have played at the club over the years making them a hit with the supporters.