The importance of Fairtrade is emphasised during October when the entirety of the month is dedicated to raising awareness. Most people will understand that Fairtrade is something that should be supported, but do we always know why? This article will detail exactly what it is that Fairtrade does, as well as highlight how Coinadrink Limited supports the movement.
It goes without saying that effective cup recycling is a big topic within the vending industry and we always push the boundaries of what’s possible for both our customers and our staff. Recently we have started adding effective recycling outlets into our building that our employees are encouraged to make use of. These include the revolutionary new coffee box courtesy of a company called DS Smith.
Charity work never stands still here at Coinadrink and every so often we pledge our support for a ‘chosen charity’. It goes without saying that all charities help some great causes, so deciding on who to support is often a tough decision for us. But after some deep thought, close consultation with our employees (and a touching letter from the respected organisation that was well appreciated) we’re thrilled to announce that The Way Youth Zone is our chosen charity!
Here at Coinadrink, we look for every possible way to support the environment and be as economical as we can. ‘The Cup Of Tomorrow’ is an example of this; an exciting new takeaway coffee cup that is ethically sourced and easily recycled at the end of its (very long!) life. It will be revealed next week so keep your eyes peeled across our social media, but why is it that we are making such a big deal about it? The fact is that sustainability has always been an important topic for us, and we’ve always gone the extra mile to take care of our planet.
For those of you who may have forgotten, Coinadrink is proud to support Just Small Change as one of our chosen charities. We last issued an update in November 2018, detailing the introduction of “table banking” that allowed group members to easily borrow money to help improve their livelihoods. Now, we are happy to hear that the organisation is going from strength to strength, and there’s now a new update to share…
Despite the big push from the government, there is still not enough being done for effective recycling. Walkers (a popular product brand found in vending machines) is looking to change this, with the first ever Nationwide recycling scheme for crisp packets. It launched on Monday 10th December and will be advertised on Walkers crisp packets from January 2019.
You may have remembered that our branch division, Express Refreshments, got on board with Black Friday last month. In a unique, charitable twist, we committed to ‘teaming up’ with our Micro Market customers to donate 10p per sale to their chosen charities. It was a very successful promotion, and we’re now delighted to announce exactly how much we managed to raise…
Christmas Jumper Day 2018 is set for Friday 14thDecember. Thousands of people up and down the country will don their Christmas jumpers for a fantastic cause – to create a better, brighter future for vulnerable children around the world. We signed up for the annual event a few weeks back and are delighted to have now received our welcome pack from Save The Children.
Just Small Change is a microfinance charity that Coinadrink has been supporting for a while. Peter and Jane Donaghue are friends of ours and we are delighted to help make a difference in some of the poorest parts of the world. We were delighted to receive an update from Peter and Jane last week regarding the organisations’ progress, including the introduction of “table banking” alongside their current scheme.
Black Friday. You can’t fail to have noticed the shopping phenomenon that consumes the Nation every year. And now we’ve decided to get on board with Black Friday ourselves in the most charitable way possible. We have committed to donate 10p from each sale made in our Micro Markets, to a charity that is set to be nominated by each customer.
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