Single-Use Disposable Cups Charge Advisory Group


Following on from the 2020-21 Programme for Government commitment to 'plan to take further steps to consult on a charge for single-use disposable beverage cups', the Single-use disposable cups charge advisory group has been established.

The group will provide expertise and advice on the implementation of a minimum charge on single-use disposable beverage cups in Scotland and facilitate access to expertise and resources from participants within the group and their broader networks.


Representatives from:

  • Scottish Grocers’ Federation
  • Scottish Wholesale Association
  • Federation of Small Businesses
  • Scottish Beer and Pub Association
  • UK Hospitality
  • Compass Scotland
  • Scottish Licensed Trade Association 
  • Scottish Retail Consortium
  • NHS National Services Scotland
  • Scotland Excel
  • Vegware
  • Alliance
  • 2050 Climate Group
  • Scottish Environment Link
  • Keep Scotland Beautiful
  • Joseph Rowntree Organisation
  • Disability Equality Scotland
  • Professor Liam Delaney
  • Trading Standards
  • Paper Cup Recycling and Recovery Group
  • Foodservice Packaging Association
  • Automatic Vending Association
  • Environmental Health
  • Food Standards Scotland
  • Edinburgh Airport
  • easyJet
  • Zero Waste Scotland


Single-Use Disposable Cups Charge Advisory Group: terms of reference


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