Zero Waste Coffee and Tea

Zero Waste Coffee and Tea

On average, 165 million cups of tea are drunk per day across the UK

Hot beverages can be the sweet nectar to keep an adult's world turning. However, with that sweet nectar comes a lot of waste.

Here are some of my tips for ensuring that hot drinks are enjoyed with minimal or zero waste...

Coffee beans

As with every brew, this is a personal choice. 

I have freeze dried coffee granules at work, and these come in a glass jar with a plastic lid. This is then recycled, but the big trouble with this is that the jar has insets and labels of paper and plastic onto the glass jar itself, which is hard to separate without brute force.

If I have freeze dried coffee at home, I clean out the jar and use it for keeping dried goods in. 

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