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Glossary

PE

Polyethylene – this is the most common form of plastic and is the food safe low density coating applied to the inside of the cup to protect the board from liquid.

PEFC

Programme for the Endorsement of Forestry Certification – an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization which promotes sustainable forest management through independent third party certification.

CoC

Chain of Custody – is a mechanism for tracking certified material from the forest to the final product to ensure that the wood, wood fibre or non-wood forest produce contained in the product or product line can be traced back to certified forests.

BRC

British Retail Consortium – A quality control process certification that has a special category covering companies involved with packaging and packaging materials.

AVA

Automatic Vending Association – A trade association for the companies active in the UK vending industry.

FPA

Foodservice Packaging Association – A trade association for companies active in the UK Foodservice packaging industry.

SEDEX

Supplier Ethical Data Exchange – AA not for profit membership organisation dedicated to driving improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains.

PCRRG

Paper Cup Recovery & Recycling Group – A Trade association that exists to develop collection and recycling opportunities for paper cups and identify and support solutions that sustainably transform used paper cups into a valuable resource. Benders are a founder member of it.

MRF

Material Recovery Facility e.g. a recycling centre.

Origination Charge

A charge made when a new custom print is signed off by a customer for the manipulation of the artwork and for the ordering of print plates. 

MOQ

Minimum Order Quantity – the amount of product in cases or pieces that must be ordered to be supplied directly by Benders.

Lead Time

The amount of time between an order being placed and an order being delivered.

DAP

Delivered At Place – An incoterm wherein we deliver product to a specified  address.

EXW

Ex Works – An incoterm wherein  product is held at our facility and collection arranged by purchaser.

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