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The 'Attenborough Effect': Consumers Ready To Ditch Plastic

The 'Attenborough Effect': Consumers Ready To Ditch Plastic

Yes, you are read this correctly! There is a consumer behaviour effect named after nonetheless than David Attenborough, the person known for narrating programs about nature. After launching “Blue Planet II” and Netflix’s “Our Planet”, he has risen to a key influencers on sustainability issues affecting our global population. This is a unique window for us all to capitalise on consumer perceptions surrounding sustainable packaging of products and corporates willingness to act.

Five Easy Ways To Help Cut Landfill Waste

Five Easy Ways To Help Cut Landfill Waste

Landfill is a big issue here in the UK. Each year, we chuck out 26 million tons of household rubbish, most of which gets buried underground, releasing greenhouse gasses as it decomposes. Add to this the potential for pollution to seep into the ground and enter the food chain and you can see why it's so important that everyone does their bit to reduce it.
The Big Problem with Aluminium Coffee Capsules

The Big Problem with Aluminium Coffee Capsules

Even when you recycle, aluminium coffee capsules are a massive source of waste and pollution. There's good news and bad news when it comes to aluminium. Unfortunately, it's mostly bad news. The good news is that, when recycled, aluminium production only requires a small fraction of the energy required.

Moving Beans partners with Travel Without Plastic

Moving Beans partners with Travel Without Plastic

The Moving Beans Team is proud to announce its new partnership with Travel Without Plastic! Travel Without Plastic is an initiative started by a group of veteran hotel and tourism industry execs.

Moving Beans Is Part Of The Coffee Week - Join In!

Moving Beans Is Part Of The Coffee Week - Join In!

Coffee Week is a celebration of the vibrant and thriving coffee scene. The purpose of this celebration is to unite the coffee industry and its customers to raise money for people in need that are also part of the World’s coffee growing communities. In doing so, we not only unite the coffee industry, but the global coffee community as a whole.

Why Recycling Schemes for Coffee Capsules Don't Always Work

Why Recycling Schemes for Coffee Capsules Don't Always Work

Single-serve aluminum or plastic pods create a lot of unnecessary waste. Extracting and processing raw materials is not always cheap, and both making and recycling them are energy-intensive processes. So, even if you do recycle, a lot of raw materials and a lot of energy is used, which creates a lot of pollution and leaves a large carbon footprint.

The Environmental Impact of Coffee Capsules

The Environmental Impact of Coffee Capsules

Coffee capsules are very convenient and go well with the quick pace of our modern times. They're quick, easy to use, and consistently make a great cup of coffee. However, the environmental impact is a disasterDespite efforts to encourage recycling, hundreds of millions of plastic and aluminium pods are being thrown away every year in the UK and globally.

Moving Beans 1 Year Anniversary - Going Green

Moving Beans 1 Year Anniversary - Going Green

To celebrate our one-year anniversary, we are launching a new and exciting coffee portfolio. All of our Nespresso™-compatible coffee capsules are now fully biodegradable and compostable.