We're always seeking out new ways to do better and keep good things brewing for the people and the planet.
One of our initiatives towards this is to reduce our waste and footprint on the planet. We are currently partnered with Urban Mushroom, a YMCA company that takes upcycling to a new level. After brewing our coffee, there is still a lot of potential for the leftover grinds; 80% of the caffeine is left after brewing! Urban Mushroom takes these unassuming leftovers and uses them in amazing ways for composting and growing vegetables in the community.
You don’t have to be a big organisation to make changes like this though; the planet needs every volunteer it can get! After your morning caffeine fix, you can get crafty with your coffee grounds and help heal the planet along the way.
Here are five ideas to start you on your upcycling journey: