Planet Ark partners with roasters to trial coffee diversion program

A new Planet Ark trial aims to divert spent coffee grounds from landfill and repurpose them into higher value uses. Planet Ark will begin the Coffee 4 Planet Ark two-month trial in September in Sydney in collaboration with leading coffee roasters and founding members Allpress Espresso, Genovese Coffee, Grinders Coffee and Lavazza. Tata Global Beverages via its Map Coffee brand will collect spent coffee grounds from limited corporate businesses in Melbourne.
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Detpak launches coffee cup recycling program

In attempt to save coffee cups across the nation from landfill, Detpak has launched its RecycleMe program to ensure paper cups can be collected, sorted and recycled locally. The Detpak RecycleMe program will support a circular economy to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value for as long as possible. Detpak has aligned with industry partners to collect, sort and turn the cups into commercially recycled paper as part of existing systems in Australia. 
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