Kahlúa to source 100% of coffee from sustainable communities by 2022

Pernod Ricard’s Kahlúa today reveals a new sustainable development programme designed to have a meaningful environmental and socio-economic impact on the lives of Mexican coffee farmers and their families. Shining a spotlight on how it sources its coffee, Kahlúa has also outlined its ultimate goal – to source 100% of its coffee from sustainable communities by 2022. During the last 35 years, coffee consumption has as much as doubled across the whole globe. In fact, 41% of people in the US drink coffee daily – with a 9% increase from…

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Landsec leads coffee cup recycling initiative in UK first

Property company Landsec has partnered with a consortium of national coffee retailers, led by Costa Coffee, to revolutionise the lifecycle of disposable coffee cups and vastly improve the sustainability of the coffee industry. In a UK first, an industry-wide working group – established by Landsec – is trialling methods to dramatically increase the amount of coffee cups successfully recycled. Three Landsec retail destinations – Bluewater, Trinity Leeds and Gunwharf Quays – are running individual trials to establish the best way of encouraging customers to dispose of their coffee cups properly…

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Staples Celebrates Earth Day by Expanding Electronics Recycling Program to Include Coffee Brewers

Staples has become the first and only US retailer to accept both single serve and traditional coffee brewers for free recycling in stores as a part of its larger electronics recycling program. The expansion of the Staples free electronics recycling program is available to all customers in the US. Since starting the program in 2007, Staples has collected more than 400 million pounds of electronic waste, including ink and toner, which is the weight of roughly 13 Brooklyn Bridges. “We know coffee is an important part of the morning routine…

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