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Unique ways to recycle coffee grounds

Posted by Jos Shimoga on Sep 23, 2016 7:30:00 AM

The whole world is addicted to coffee, let's admit it. However, have you considered how much waste is being created from this global love we have? To put it into perspective, about 2 tablespoons of coffee ground per cup of coffee made is going into the trash. 

Here’s the good news. There are some geniuses out there reusing coffee grounds to make fabulous things. We've listed some of them for you to enjoy. Maybe they will inspire you to make changes in your own cafe.

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Topics: Typsy list, Tips for baristas, Sustainability, Tips for owners

How to make your hotel more environmentally friendly

Posted by Ilona Wallace on Sep 13, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Imagine if your hotel could look after the environment and, at the same time, save money and make your guests happier! It’s not so far-fetched, believe me.

The below suggestions are ordered from biggest change to smallest steps. Some of the more ambitious choices will not be possible for some businesses – perhaps the building is leased, so you can’t make significant changes to its look or wiring; perhaps the costs are prohibitive at the moment – but it’s good to be aware of your options so that, should circumstances change, you know where to start.

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Topics: Sustainability, Tips for owners

7 cool ways restaurants are going sustainable

Posted by Tanya Timmers on Mar 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

In recent years, a trend to be more kind to the environment has emerged big time in the hospitality industry, and that’s pretty awesome.

Sustainable eating isn’t just for hippies and herbivores either. In fact, in a 2010 survey, more than half of consumers said they’d visit a sustainable restaurant more often than other restaurants and bars.

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Topics: Sustainability, Hospitality trends