bio-bean joins the Mishcon Leap 100

bio-bean is pleased to announce we have made The Leap 100 2017 – a community of the most exciting, fast-growth companies in the UK, – launched by London law firm Mishcon de Reya and business publication City A.M. and nominated in partnership with Seven Hills and The Entrepreneurs Network. In 2016, bio-bean worked hard to […]

April 26, 2017 0 comment
Cooking with Coffee

Who knew that you can make coffee-flavoured burgers?! We’ve teamed up with Cru Kafe and some amazing chefs to produce our brand new coffee-inspired cookbook, featuring a range of recipes taking you from breakfast to lunch, and from dinner to drinks and dessert. Enjoy, and be sure to Tweet us to let us know how you get on! […]

April 13, 2017 0 comment
Decarbonising Growth

The latest report by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) has fundamentally undermined the last remaining vestiges of the climate sceptic’s argument. To all intents and purposes, we’ve proved the planet is warming, we’ve proved it’s caused by human activity and now we’ve finally demonstrated that avoiding this crisis doesn’t have to come at […]

April 11, 2017 0 comment
Canary Wharf creates Clean Coffee Zone with bio-bean

This month marks the start of the world’s first Clean Coffee Zone on the Canary Wharf Estate. As part of this scheme, bio-bean will collect the waste coffee grounds produced by the 900,000 people who visit the site each week. bio-bean works with waste management company, Cawley’s, who collect waste coffee grounds from the 300 […]

February 21, 2017 0 comment
Podcast Recommendations

I’m obsessed with podcasts. They are the perfect distraction from tedious tasks like the morning rush hour commute on the tube. So I thought I’d recommend a few podcasts relating to the the work we do here at bio-bean, the environment, and sustainability. The Circulate Podcast Made by the team at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, these […]

February 20, 2017 0 comment
bio-bean teams up with Caffè Nero

bio-bean has teamed up with another highstreet coffee giant – Caffè Nero – to recycle 218 tonnes of waste coffee grounds a year into advanced biofuels – such as our Coffee Logs. “We are always looking at ways to improve our recycling so we are very excited to be working with First Mile and bio-bean on […]

February 10, 2017 0 comment
Grounds for optimism in 2017

It’s been a fantastic 2016 here at bio-bean. In the last twelve months we’ve launched our second product – Coffee Logs – grown our amazing team to over 40 people, raised millions more in funding and taken the bio-bean story global, with millions of views of videos and articles online. We have continued to build […]

December 29, 2016 0 comment
Southwark Council joins the growing fossil fuel divestment movement

It’s great to hear that Southwark Council will be joining the fastest growing divestment movement in history. The £1.2bn Southwark pension fund is now the largest fund in the UK to end all its investments in fossil fuels as news emerges that the wider movement now totals $5.2tn, having doubled in the last fifteen months. […]

December 22, 2016 1 Comment
New partnership with Costa Coffee

Towards the end of this year, bio-bean began a nationwide partnership with Costa Coffee to collect and recycle 3000 tonnes of waste coffee a year from over 800 of their cafés. This amounts to over 75 million cups of coffee a year. Costa Coffee energy and environment manager Oliver Rosevear said: “This partnership will put […]

December 20, 2016 0 comment

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