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Trade shows

This week the bio-bean team has been at the NEC Birmingham for two major trade shows: GLEE garden retail show and RWM (Resource and Waste Management). For bio-bean these shows represented the two sides of the business: coffee in, and coffee out. GLEE took up four of the NEC’s cavernous halls and was filled with […]

September 16, 2017 0 comment
bio-bean wins GIMA Innovators Seed Corn Fund

From GIMA Press Release, 11th September 2017   bio-bean scoops the 2017 GIMA Innovators’ Seed Corn Fund A proven vehicle for celebrating grass roots development and true innovation, the Garden Industry Manufacturer’s Association (GIMA) Innovators’ Seed Corn Fund  has already contributed to helping three brands crack the garden retail market both here and across the globe. […]

September 15, 2017 0 comment
The journey from barista knock box to Alconbury factory

We are often asked how waste coffee grounds make their way from the bottom of a coffee machine to our factory in Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire – and the distances covered by our collection routes often surprise people. We have long-standing coffee waste collections from London’s busiest Network Rail train stations and collect from Costa cafes nationally; and […]

August 29, 2017 0 comment
Waste coffee from Manchester area now recycled with bio-bean

bio-bean waste coffee collection and recycling services have been growing in both breadth and depth in recent months as new waste management partnerships flourish. In May we began to collect waste coffee grounds from Birmingham, and we’ve now expanded to the North West too, undertaking collections from the Greater Manchester area in collaboration with Bolton-based Lavelle […]

August 4, 2017 0 comment
Arthur Kay wins Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2017 BusinessGreen Leaders Awards

bio-bean CEO and founder Arthur Kay was thrilled to be named Entrepreneur of the Year at the the 10th anniversary of the esteemed BusinessGreen Leaders Awards last night, while our partnership with Network Rail was Highly Commended. And now Entrepreneur of the Year…congratulations @arthurkay_ 🏆 CEO and Founder at @bio_bean_uk #BGAwards — BusinessGreen (@BusinessGreen) June […]

June 29, 2017 0 comment
New Coffee Logs retail partnerships

We’re delighted to announce that thanks to our sales team’s hard work over recent months, some leading retail chains have begun stocking Coffee Logs in their stores. You can now find Coffee Logs for sale at selected Whole Foods and Blue Diamond outlets, as well as online at Abel & Cole, Crocus and Logs Direct. We also have a number of other major […]

June 13, 2017 0 comment
bio-bean at Make the Future festival 2017

Last week bio-bean took part in Shell’s Make the Future festival of ideas and innovation at the Olympic Park, London. Coinciding with an incredible late May heatwave it was a smashing success, with visitors coming to hear from inspirational clean energy entrepreneurs, try out unusual methods of energy generation, and catch the Eco Marathon featuring energy-efficient cars built by university teams from around […]

June 1, 2017 0 comment
bio-bean launches waste coffee collection in Birmingham

In the first expansion of its collection route outside of London, bio-bean’s collection and recycling services are now available to coffee shops, office blocks and other businesses that produce coffee waste all over Birmingham. bio-bean has already begun recycling spent coffee grounds from catering outlets across the University of Birmingham campus with waste management company First […]

May 16, 2017 0 comment
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

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