How to recycle waste coffee grounds

As part of our zero waste journey, we’ve teamed up with bio bean to recycle waste coffee grounds from our customers and get these turned into compact fire logs that can be used in home woodburners and stoves. Each log contains the grounds from around 25 cups of coffee. The logs burn more efficiently (20%…

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jute and workbridge: bees

Did you know… We’ve recently started working with Workbridge, a local charity offering vocational pathways for people with mental illness, learning disabilities or brain injuries. They provide people with fantastic opportunities to gain skills and build confidence. As well as supplying coffee to the Workbridge Coffee Shop, we also sponsor the bee hives used on…

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coffee glossary

  Our coffee A-Z explains some key coffee terms for budding baristas.   AFFOGATO A dreamy scoop of ice cream ‘drowned’ in a shot of espresso. Check this affogato recipe out btw – it’s a good ‘un!   AMERICANO A shot or two of espresso diluted with hot water, and served with or without milk.…

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cappuccino faqs

What is a cappuccino? Some quick cappuccino facts: A cappuccino is 1 part espresso, 1 part steamed milk and 1 part foam. Our barista courses cover how to make a perfect one, from the pour to the microfoam and everything inbetween! We love its word origin: it’s probably inspired by the brown tunics and white hoods…

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pumpkin spice latte

The arrival of the pumpkin spice latte heralds the start of Autumn as much as digging out your big coat and kicking through the leaves on the way to work. Inspired by the taste of a slice of pumpkin pie followed by a sip of espresso back in 2003, Starbucks went on to sell more than…

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