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NSW Government funds coffee cup recycling program

Coffee cup recycler Closed Loop Environmental Solutions has received $115,000 in funding from the New South Wales State Government to expand its Simply Cups recycling program. Simply Cups aims to divert 11 million cups, approximately 110 tonnes, from landfill within a year and turn them into bench seats, kerbing, and car parking stoppers.
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Ona Coffee Marrickville

Opening day of Ona Coffee Marrickville was a celebration of the Canberra-based roaster’s foray into the Sydney market, or any market outside of the Australian Capital Territory for that matter.  The doors to the newly developed space were wide open and guests flooding through the door were a combination of the industry’s top influences, baristas, roasters, locals who had heard about ‘the new kid on the block’, and some four-legged friends bathing in the morning sun while eyeing off a tray of donuts on the bench.
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Sydney council votes on reusable cup scheme

The Inner West Council of New South Wales has voted to support an investigation into a pilot reusable coffee cup scheme. The pilot, which is based on the successful model pioneered by the German city of Freiburg, aims to recruit cafés across a specific geographic area to participate in a scheme. Customers would drop off their empty cup at any participating café, which will clean and provide another for reuse.
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Vitasoy’s Café for Baristas

Vitasoy believes plant milk should be made with high quality ingredients, using a process that is as simple as possible. It is committed to supporting the local community and proudly manufacturing its
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Big construction impacts small cafés

Construction and roadworks are a part of the daily commute for many in urban and metro areas, but the constant works are causing some cafés to suffer. Ricca Coffee in South Australia has been affected by ongoing roadworks along West Thebarton Road for more than two years now. “The construction has limited access to parking and road space,” says Martyn Smith, Owner of Ricca Coffee.
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