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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.
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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Interview with Dan the Man

Interview with Dan the Man

Please tell us about the efforts your business goes to to reduce your waste and impact on the environment: At Dan the Man, we believe waste is a failure of the imagination. Every week, the team comes together with non-linear and creative thinking to design waste out...

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Campaigns

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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Trash 4 Treasure

Trash 4 Treasure

Trash for Treasure was a campaign we ran to accompany Plastic Free July. The idea was simple. Ask people to pick up a bucket of trash in exchange for a free coffee.

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War on Waste Screening

War on Waste Screening

To celebrate the second amazing War on Waste series, we hosted a last minute get together at Bondi’s Bucket List bar where we screened the last episode of War on Waste and held a panel discussion…

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