Gallery: Starbucks to Recycle Coffee Grounds and Baked Goods into Laund...

 

Over the past year, Starbucks has launched a range of initiatives to reduce their footprint, and now in order to tackle their share of the 1.3 billion tons of food that is put into landfills worldwide each year, the coffee giant is working with biorefinery scientists to transform food waste from their stores into a key ingredient for making plastics, laundry detergents and a host of other everyday products.

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  1. phatkid August 20, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    interesting that they rather burn the food waste products instead of donating them to those that can’t afford food? Or maybe they do that to a certain extent.

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