Starbucks Coffee From Bean to Cup— and the People Along the Way

Oh hey, nice cup of coffee. Do you know what it takes to make that? in 2013 Starbucks but a coffee farm in the side of a volcano in Costa Rica we call it Hacienda Alsacia. We didn’t buy this farm because we needed more coffee, we bought it to Continue Reading

Coffee can heat your home, and even cook your dinner – find out why!

an enterprising Melbourne company has found an ingenious use for one of the city’s biggest waste products, coffee grinds. The tiny startup company has managed to turn the leftovers from your morning cuppa into fuel that can heat your home or even cook your dinner. Is there anything more wondrous Continue Reading

Cup to Cup: Closing the Loop – A Starbucks and Sustana Partnership

Turning an old Starbucks cup into a new Starbucks cup, it’s not a magic trick. There’s a systematic and scientific method behind transforming paper waste into food grade fiber, into new products and reusable possibilities. Every year in the United States, an estimated 60 billion single-use coffee cups, many of Continue Reading

Pret Reusable Coffee Cup | Rich Projects

It’s like an emoji in real life. When tasked with this project I had already been really involved in all the Pret single-use packaging – including many iterations of their paper cup, so it was really interesting to look at this reusable incarnation. Being something that we wanted customers to Continue Reading

Five (Coffee) Predictions for 2019

So it’s time for the 2019 predictions and to be honest going into this year it feels like a world in flux, a world that’s very very difficult to make any real predictions for but I kind of enjoy these they’re kind of fun so let’s have a go anyway. Continue Reading

Peak Speak: Banning Disposable Coffee Cups?

As you may have heard, recently one option that the city brought up to reducing waste is getting rid of disposable coffee cups. So we asked people, how do you feel about Vancouver getting rid of disposable coffee cups? It could be kind of unrealistic in the long term because Continue Reading

The Truth About Paper Cups

I’m sure that you, like me, would like to do more for the environment; would like to have a lower environmental impact. So you might have wondered: “Well should I be using paper cups?” It’s a good question, and it’s one that we’re going to look at in a bit Continue Reading