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What smells do we associate with morning? For many it will be the scent of fresh coffee brewing in the kitchen.

But where do the grounds end up when the coffee is poured? For one Warsaw-based startup, at least, the answer is definitely not in the rubbish bin.

Rather, by collecting and reusing spent coffee grounds, its team members have developed an innovative means of creating green, sustainable energy.

Waste is collected and processed into so-called coffee logs, cost-effective, carbon-neutral briquettes that burn longer than wood and generate more energy in the process.

The grounds of 25 cups of coffee make one briquette. Suitable for open fires, stoves and barbecues…

Let’s just say roasting coffee will never be the same.

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