Compostible? Biodegradeable? – Don’t believe it

Here is a shocker. Did you know that claims that plastic bags or coffee cups are compostible or biodegradeable are often false? The truth is that it all depends on what happens when your waste is collected. If it goes to an industrial compost process at 70 degrees centigrade, yes it will probably compost. But in our area (Kensington…

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Organic CAN feed the world

At Coffee Plant we do all we can to use organic sources. Critics say organic methods cannot feed the whole planet but they are wrong. All that is required is that people should stop eating more and more meat. Now a major report from global food experts on the EAT-Lancet Commission has shattered the myth. Agro-ecological farming can feed…

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Gardeners: coffee grounds, sacks for sale

We can supply more or less any amount of coffee grounds free of charge from our shop. We can even send them in 25kgs cartons for just £15 carriage. They are nutritious and can deter snails. They can also be used to grow mushrooms. Our coffee sacks have many uses for gardeners. One is to lay them on the…

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