Bean To Barrel

turing used coffee grounds into organic fertilizer


Bean to Barrel is a planet saving franchise business model supporting the urban circular economy.
Used coffee grounds are collected at local coffee bars by cargo bike.
These grounds are dried using waste heat, pressed into organic fertilizer pellets and put into used coffee bags.
These bags of organic fertilizer are sold at garden centres hereby returning the valuable nutrients to the soil.

By saving coffeegrounds from the waste stream CO2 emission is prevented and the soil is being fed nutrients.

Creating cleaner air and a healthier planet.

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