Coffee grounds: too valuable to throw away

Coffee grounds is a valuable product where you can put to. Therefore, it introduces Rotterzwam ‘Coffee as a Service where the supplier is the owner of the coffee bean. They grow under other mushrooms on the coffee grounds.

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The transition to a circular economy is one of the great challenges of the coming time. That calls for a radically different way of dealing with raw materials as much as possible, waste is avoided. Coffee grounds, for example, is a valuable product that is currently much too often in the afvalverbrander ends up. That is a shame, find Rotterzwam and Moyee that and therefore, Coffee as a Service to introduce.

What does that mean? They supply coffee beans where the copper than coffee, but the supplier remains the owner of the coffee beans, even if this has changed in the coffee grounds. The coffee drinker will receive points for every returned kilogram through a loyalty program. And Rotterzwam used the coffee grounds in Bluesense in Rotterdam for the mushrooms to grow.

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Mark Slegers of Rotterzwam says enthusiastically: “It is actually a logical next step for us. By itself the coffee to be delivered and owner of the bean, we will decide now what happens with the coffee grounds. The nice thing is that we have a lot of high-quality applications, that are better than burn.’

Fair distribution of the income

Rotterzwam works together with Moyee Coffee. Moyee is the first fairchain coffee brand in the world. By the bean to burn in the country of origin, works Moyee to a fairer distribution of the revenues from the sale of coffee.

Guido van Staveren van Dijk of Moyee says: “Our goal is to have a 50/50 balance between coffee producers and drinkers to create. The cooperation with Rotterzwam fits perfectly in this ambition. It is namely so that a part of the extra value that this unique concept is realised, using blockchain technology goes way back to our FairChain farmers in Ethiopia.’

‘Coffee as a Service’ is now available for organisations in Rotterdam which is more than thirty kilograms of coffee beans per month decrease. Soon more and more big cities in the Netherlands and in 2019 the expansion to Northern Europe. Finally, the concept of a global coverage.

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