Tag Archives: Germany

Working together towards a circular economy: life beyond the cup of coffee

There are many different definitions of the circular economy, which at their core they have the same thing in common: the reduction of waste, and the movement away from a linear economy which operates on a take-make-consume-throwaway model (Ellen Macarthur … Continue reading

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New research summary published: The coffee shop industry and the circular economy

There are many different definitions of the circular economy, which at their core have the same thing in common: the reduction of waste, and the movement away from the linear economy which operates on a take-make-consume-throwaway model. Many have recognised … Continue reading

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Coffee, Berlin and cheesecake

Berlin has always been one of my favourite cities. I spent quite a bit of time here over the years for different research purposes. This time I was here to explore coffee in Berlin, and in particular the coffee shop … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop Industry, Recycling and the Circular Economy

Last week I had a great opportunity to give a guest lecture at Leiden University in the Netherlands to talk about the coffee shop industry, recycling and the circular economy. The lecture focused not only on exploring the implications of … Continue reading

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More than a new latte experience: apple and cinnamon in Berlin

Like other European cities, Berlin is home to huge range of independent and café chains, some with familiar characteristics, and others with their own unique identity. When we arrived in Alexanderplatz it was raining, we were a bit hungry and definitely … Continue reading

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Cafe spaces in Europe: Berlin and Brussels

Something that is great about this project is that because cafes and coffee houses are everywhere when I’m travelling about for other projects, or in my own time, it’s easy to find new places that are interesting and relevant for … Continue reading

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