Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Have you ever thought what to do with the dregs from your coffee machine – well entrepreneur Arthur Kay does.
With the increase in coffee shops and household coffee makers available Arthur can but the ground coffee remnants to good use, his company bio bean is able to turn the waste into bio fuel, that has the potential to be able to supple the energy needs for households and industry.

Products produced are

1.       ‘Biomass pellets’ from waste coffee grounds.
These carbon neutral, advanced biofuels are used for heating buildings, thus displacing fossil fuels.

2.     ‘Coffee Logs™’ Carbon neutral biomass briquettes from waste coffee grounds
Can fuel homes and appliances such as wood fired stoves, chimeneas and BBQs.

According to Kay, the London coffee industry alone creates over 200,000 tonnes of waste every year, so why not use that waste to good use. 

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