Non-dairy milk has seen a boom alongside the rise in veganism and people wanting to try a more plant-based diet. But why? There’s plenty of benefits to milk alternatives; environmentally, as well as for your health. Did you know to make a glass of dairy milk takes three times more greenhouse gas emissions than any plant-based milk, and requires more land and water than any milk alternative! We’re going to explore the options available, and give a few suggestions on which coffee to pair each with! Soy The most well-recognised... Read More
We are conscious of our impact on the planet. Our goal is to create positive environmental change and to constantly move towards fixing the things that we cannot yet achieve. To hold ourselves accountable, we have some big plans in the works, which will reimagine the way we do business. We want to be a business that balances profit with people and the planet. We’ll be posting updates as we go, so keep an eye out! As a roaster, we need to consider each step of the coffee journey if... Read More
“Our goal is to create positive environmental change and to constantly move towards fixing the things that we cannot yet achieve.” As a responsible company, we must do all that we can to improve the lives of the people around us, and to protect our planet. Simply put – we need to look at all the bad things that we do and put them right. We’ve been talking a lot about our coffee bags in The Granary (our roastery), and we’d like to invite you to the conversation. Of course,... Read More
We’re introducing a coffee bag recycling scheme, which you can be a part of right now. By partnering with Terracycle, we’re able to take in your used coffee bags, and ensure that they are given a new lease of life, instead of going to landfill.
Environmental Journal: Entry 4. Oh, the bins… My laptop’s Google history is awash with bins. I currently have 16, yes 16 tabs open and each one of them is dedicated to recycling bins. I have even delved into the world of Pinteresting (if that is even a word?) recycling bins. This a world I do not prescribe. Recycling has long been the arch-enemy in my fight for total waste control, and at present, I am losing. (it is also bloody confusing). I am looking to purchase recycling bins for The... Read More
Environmental Journal: Entry 3 I love trees, and I do not say that out loud often enough really. I just love being around them – I’m always in awe of their grandeur and age.I often find myself wondering what they’ve been through – what the world was like before I walked amongst them – and I often ask them. In a way, I’m glad they don’t answer me because the peace and refuge they provide is why I truly love them. Many weekends are now spent walking (or should I... Read More
Environmental Journal: Entry 2 So, I thought I would start with coffee – an obvious choice considering much of my waking day is consumed by thinking about, talking about and drinking the stuff. The coffee industry on a whole has some shocking statistics when it comes to waste. I will not go into them all as it is a little overwhelming, however, I endeavour to cover them all in this journal. For now, I will make a start with coffee grounds. Last year, the UK alone produced up to 500,000... Read More
Environmental JournalEntry 1: The start. The saying goes “you have to start somewhere” and I feel like this has been a long time coming. Today is the day I finally talk to the elephant in the room, not just because it is there, but because it is getting bigger. I am starting this journal today for a few reasons. I will keep them brief and concise – there will be plenty of time to get deeper as this thing progresses. This is my list: I am concerned about the health... Read More