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Leaching Microplastics in Your Coffee

Leaching Microplastics in Your Coffee

Our biggest fears have been confirmed. The data is in. When hot water is poured into a plastic lined cup… what do you think happens to the contents of your super smooth and delicious latte? In a recent study by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur researchers set...

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WA on the single-use ban wagon!

WA on the single-use ban wagon!

What is that we hear? Is the tide turning on single-use plastic and are governments finally listening to that changes that we all want and need? It would seem so. The Western Australian state government conducted over a 13 week period in 3 of Perth's metropolitan...

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Congratulations to Hawkesbury Council

Congratulations to Hawkesbury Council

Members of the Hawkesbury Environmental Network have been out in force. Having approached around 70 cafe owners, encouraging them to get on-board and help save disposable coffee cup waste by offering discounts on reusable cup purchases.

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Have a read over coffee…

Stay in the loop with the Responsible Cafes movement and the team behind it, including Cafes across Australia and the world, are receiving some attention and notoriety from the press.
MEET “I AM NOT PAPER” by Planet Ecologica

MEET “I AM NOT PAPER” by Planet Ecologica

Here at Responsible Cafes, we are so lucky to be able to work with a whole bunch of awesome and inspiring companies doing incredible things for our planet. Planet Ecologica deserves an esteemed mention on this list! Not only are the founders stand up blokes, but they...

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Meet our beautiful step sister – UYO!

Meet our beautiful step sister – UYO!

 By JO HORSLEY Let's GET ONE THING STRAIGHT. RUNNING AN ENVIRONMENTAL NOT FOR PROFIT IS HARD BLOODY WORK! LAST WEEK I HAD THE PLEASURE TO SPEAK TO ONE OF MY FELLOW WASTE WARRIORS IN NEW ZEALAND WHO RUNS A KIND OF GORGEOUS STEP SISTER ORGANISATION CALLED UYO - USE YOUR...

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The “Why?” Behind our New Portal

The “Why?” Behind our New Portal

At Responsible Cafes we want the human race around a long time and for that very, very, very long time, we want the Homo sapiens that are adopting sustainable practices to be celebrated for their efforts. Sure, things don't always go as planned "cough cough" but there...

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Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

By Bruce Klaic It’s been a month since World Oceans Day which gave us 24 hours to reflect on the impact humans like yourself (I’m assuming) are having on the Oceans. The week before that we had World Environment Day encouraging awareness and action for the protection...

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Losing The War On Waste. Single Use Fights Back

Losing The War On Waste. Single Use Fights Back

By Andy Marks  Three years ago almost to the day, the lid was lifted off coffee cups and the Australian public understood what was really inside. Shock and dismay followed, as the 1 billion or so single use cups used annually were revealed to be lined with plastic and...

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War on Waste Vs Covid-19

War on Waste Vs Covid-19

CSince Responsible Cafes was flung into Australian homes via TV’s during The War on Waste, we estimate that we have saved an approximate 174 million* cups from landfill. For the last few years we have been chipping away at the reusable message and starting to gain...

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Green Globe Awards – Results

Green Globe Awards – Results

In September, Responsible Cafes was short-listed as a finalist in the Green Globe Awards. These awards showcase projects around New South Wales that are leading initiatives to conserve resources and reduce waste across the state…

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Campaigns

WATCH OUR FIRST CAFE SUMMIT!

WATCH OUR FIRST CAFE SUMMIT!

Tune into this stellar line up of movers and shakers ready to percolate ideas into your mind and get us thinking about: - Reducing our collective waste and dependence on single-use plastic. - How cafes can be LEADERS in our community and drive social and environmental...

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MEET THE SPEAKERS

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Drum roll please... introducing the AMAZING SPEAKERs FOR Responsible Cafes UPCOMING STRONGER TOGETHER CAFE SUMMIT! We are so lucky to have these incredible Keen Beans sharing their insight and inspiration on creating positive change in the cafe industry and...

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Stronger Together Cafe Summit

Stronger Together Cafe Summit

  Imagine a community where the local café is a model of responsible business practice, a champion for reducing their environmental impact, with great tasting coffee, nourishing menu options as well as a source of meaningful customer engagement and connection....

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Huskee Swap Promotion

Huskee Swap Promotion

Now is a great time to review your cafe logistics. A good cup swap scheme is a great way of keeping your waste down and managing reusable cups the way you want to. Huskee Swap is a great example with a simple swap system and added cost benefits as the customer buys...

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Sustainable takeaway and delivery packaging

Sustainable takeaway and delivery packaging

Sustainable takeaway/delivery packaging (and tips to reduce costs) We understand that cafes have bigger issues to navigate now than choosing sustainable packaging but we have found this hand guide to help you with the overload of information out there about...

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