Tag: Bio-Bean

Roadchef partners with bio-bean for biofuel

Roadchef partners with bio-bean for biofuel

June 2, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, Roadchef, a motorway service operator, is partnering with bio-bean to convert coffee grounds into biofuel. Olleco, a resource recovery company, transports the used coffee grounds from 28 Roadchef sites to bio-bean’s facility in Cambridgeshire where they are then converted into biofuel. Roadchef estimates about 7 million cups of coffee are drunk […]

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Network Rail and Bio-Bean Ramp Up Coffee Grounds Collection to Power Trains

Network Rail and Bio-Bean Ramp Up Coffee Grounds Collection to Power Trains

July 8, 2017 |

In the UK, Network Rail and Bio-Bean are expanding their coffee grounds to biofuel initiative to include two new stations in Bristol and Reading. By the end of this year, they plan to have coffee ground collections in place nationwide at all their rail stations. Since launch in 2015, they have prevented an estimated 5,500 […]

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Costa Coffee takes bio-bean national

Costa Coffee takes bio-bean national

December 21, 2016 |

In the UK, Costa Coffee has teamed with bio-bean to collect more than 3,000 metric tons of coffee grinds from around 850 stores around the country in order to produce pellets and logs for producing heat. The company’s logs are available for purchase on Amazon. The partnership helps the start up company work at scale […]

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Bio-Bean scores Network Rail as newest coffee grinds-to-biodiesel customer

Bio-Bean scores Network Rail as newest coffee grinds-to-biodiesel customer

July 15, 2015 |

In the UK, Bio-Bean is scaling up its used coffee grinds to biodiesel business following a deal to collect grinds Network Rail’s six largest stations that include Victoria and Kings Cross. About 700 metric tons of grinds are likely to be collected from the seven stations that will later produce about 650 tons of biodiesel.

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