Coffee waste to fuel London homes

Waste coffee grounds collected from cafes in London are to be used to heat thousands of homes. The capital-wide scheme will see biofuel company bio-bean turn coffee waste into biomass pellets. It comes as the firm won the Low Carbon Entrepreneur Award in 2012. bio-bean’s factory has the capacity to process 50,000 tonnes of waste […]

Coffee waste used to generate clean energy

A London-based firm is using coffee waste from cappuccinos and lattes to generate clean energy. Beanergi collects waste from coffee shops in the capital and processes it in its facility, which has a production capacity of 50,000 tonnes per year. That produces around 260GWh of renewable energy which can power as many as 1,750 coffee […]