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Meet our coffee ground suppliers – Brighton

Having started out in London, bio-bean now collects waste coffee grounds from sites across Birmingham, Manchester and Brighton. And we’ll take any excuse for a road trip to visit some of the people around the country who have signed up for coffee collections, and are providing crucial raw material for our biofuels and biochemicals. Which […]

March 11, 2018 0 comment
2017: The Year of the Coffee Log

It’s been quite a year for bio-bean. 2017 has seen our Coffee Logs sales soar beyond expectations and our waste coffee collections reach three new cities in the UK. We’ve delivered a ‘Wonderfuel’ advertising campaign, and we’ve powered London busses with coffee. And we’ve just made a viral video that has been viewed by over 3 million people! […]

December 20, 2017 0 comment
10 reasons why you should be burning Coffee Logs this winter

We at bio-bean know why we’d choose our Coffee Logs over other fuels. But we also know there’s a tiny chance that we’re a bit biased, so we challenged ourselves to come up with 10 really good reasons why you should be burning Coffee Logs this winter… 1. Coffee Logs make the UK’s coffee habit […]

December 11, 2017 0 comment
More recognition for Coffee Logs – the wonderful wonderfuel! 

In more positive news for bio-bean, Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud has named our wonderfuel, Coffee Logs one of his ‘Green Heroes’ at Grand Designs Live, thanks to our friends at Logs Direct who distribute for us in the north of England and exhibit with Coffee Logs at numerous trade shows. Kevin McCloud’s annual Green Heroes selection celebrates the best […]

October 25, 2017 0 comment
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 wonderfuel 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 – our wonderfuel for stoves, fires and chimineas – in their stores. You can now find the wonderfuel Coffee Logs for sale at selected Whole Foods and Blue Diamond outlets, as well as online at Abel & Cole, Crocus […]

June 13, 2017 0 comment

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