Stronger together digital summit for cafes

The Responsible Cafes Stronger Together Cafe Summit is all about driving positive change in the cafe industry to increase customer engagement, reduce waste and carbon emissions, secure sustainable supply chains and drive cafe profitability.

We'Ve ditched the discount! join our coffee bean rating system.

let the world know about all the other great waste saving efforts your cafes is taking to combat the war on waste via our simple coffee bean rating system. just like stars but more down to earth!

174 million cups saved from landfill and littering

fighting the war on waste and winning one cup at a time Thanks to over 4,900 participating responsible cafes AND conscious consumers   

NO EXCUSE FOR SINGLE-USE

OUR MISSION IS TO GIVE THE GLOBAL CAFE COMMUNITY THE TOOLS & PLATFORM TO BRING ABOUT POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR CHANGE & REDUCE THEIR ECOLOGICAL & CABRON FOOTPRINT.

 

 

 

THE CHALLENGE

– Since Covid-19 the cafes industry has been hit hard and more single-use plastic is being used due to contamination concerns. (Read more here) 

– Scientist believe that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans. We must all work together to reverse this.

 – It is estimated that Australian’s use 1 billion disposable coffee cups and lids every year – this would have risen due to the current Covid-19 outbreak.

– The lining of many single-use coffee cups and containers are plastic which means they are not recyclable.

– About 9 out of every 10 disposable cups (including compostable) and single-use containers ends up in landfill or littered on our streets and waterways.

OUR SOLUTION

AFFECT BEHAVIOUR CHANGE BY CREATING A SIMPLE RATING SYSTEM SO CAFES CAN BE RATED ON THEIR RESPONSIBLE ACTIONS AND PROVIDE WASTE EDUCATION TOOLS to guide CAFES to REDUCE WASTE AND MAKE SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS  DECISIONS. 

HOW IT WORKS FOR CAFES

Step one: Register your cafe for FREE to access your cafe dashboard. 

Step two: Tick off all the responsible actions that you are taking to reduce your waste, carbon emissions and impact on your community. 

Step three: Download posters and guides to help you on your waste saving mission and promote your mission with your community. Or buy a printed pack here.

 Step four: Your cafe will be given a ‘Responsible Bean Rating’ and shown on our digital map ready for customers to search. 

Step Five: Share your rating and post a photo to your social media  (with a poster and/or reusable cup in action – or something more creative!) with the hashtag #ResponsibleCafes to be included on the social stream of our website.

Throughout the year we will be in touch with helpful new resources, useful discount deals from partners and metrics on the benefits of the program so sign up for our newsletter!

 

 

 

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Number of cafes registered

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We’re seeing a lot more of this around. Coffee c We’re seeing a lot more of this around. Coffee cups are one of the biggest littered items in Australia. With the rise of disposables due to #covid_19 many people have been forced to put their reusables in the kitchen cupboard until more cafes accept them. If you can’t find a local cafe that accepts your own cup then remember you can always ask for no plastic lid and #gotopless ☕️ @keepaustraliabeautiful
MERRY CHRISTMAS! If Frankie the Dog can reuse and MERRY CHRISTMAS! If Frankie the Dog can reuse and have her morning refreshment from a reusable then I think we all can! Have a wonderful day ❤️xx⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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It has been a massive year for the Responsible Caf It has been a massive year for the Responsible Cafes team. Along with everything else, our reuse world has been turned upside down in 2020 and we are all taking a well deserved (long) tea break 🫖. So, we are popping on the auto responder and taking some much needed recharge time and will get back to you in 2021. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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I would like to thank you all for #choosingtoreuse and for your support during this difficult year. A special thank you to Laura who has run our Social Media from Canada!! She went home before lockdown and has done the most amazing job juggling other commitments and keeping our channels informative and fun for you all. We 💙you Laura. And also a big thank you to @the_bravery_ for helping us raise important PR and awareness of the #contactlesspour and of course our AMAZING council partners who, without your support we could not do the work we do. Thank you 🙏🏼⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Get in touch if you want to work with us to increase our impact next year... but don't expect an answer for a few weeks! Collaboration is key to winning the #waronwaste We have some MASSIVE plans to combat single-use plastic next year so get ready Responsible Cafes and Keen Beans...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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I'm off to bake mince pies now. Over and out. xxx
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With Christmas in a few days we celebrate reuse and encourage you to think twice about consumption and shopping hysteria - instead we encourage ♻️ circular alternatives. ⁠⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Rent, repair and reuse! Consume if you want to, but make sure it does not require new resources from mother earth 🙏⁠⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Explained by the Ellen McArthur Foundation: "A circular economy is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems."⁠ 🌍⁠⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#kaffeeform#coffeecups #reducereuserecycle #zerowaste #reusablecup #mehrwegbecher #saynotoplastic #circulareconomy ⁠#madeingermany #baristadaily #sustainablepresent #zerowastechristmas #sustainablechristmas⁠ #nachhaltigschenken #nachhaltigesweihnachten #zerowasteweihnachten #shoplocal⁠⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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It’s easy as 1, 2, 3 ☕️☕️☕️! Live ar It’s easy as 1, 2, 3 ☕️☕️☕️! Live around the corner from your coffee shop? Then just grab a CLEAN mug by a good old fashioned handle and ask for a #contactless pour. The best thing about using a mug with a handle is you don’t need to waste a silly carry tray as you can easily carry three! Enjoy your Saturday and stay safe keen beans 💚🙏🏽💚
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