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This cool reusable coffee cup is made from old coffee grounds

This cool reusable coffee cup is made from old coffee grounds
Source: Facebook/Kaffeeform

Berlin based start-up wins Design Award for its innovative use of spent coffee grounds to create stylish, durable, reusable coffee cups.

These cool reusable coffee cups are made from old recyclable coffee grounds

Berlin based start-up Kaffeeform recently won the Red Dot Product Design Award 2018 for its innovative use of old recyclable coffee grounds to create stylish, durable, reusable coffee cups. German designer Julian Lechner is behind the brand which combines used coffee grounds with natural glues to create a new material.

It takes 20 years for a single paper coffee cup to decompose But these cups made from used coffee grounds are an ingenious and practical solution. Source: Facebook/ATTN:

Kaffeeform uses this wasted resource to creative a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative

‘As the global coffee consumption is steadily growing, the coffee grounds that are basically waste, will be available en masse‘, Lechner told Designboom. ‘Kaffeeform uses this wasted resource to creative a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative to products based on mineral oils.’

Once the final shape is set, the material is dish washer friendly and long-lasting, and can be used over and over again. As well as a series of small espresso cups featuring a handle on the side and a matching curved saucer, Kaffeeform has also create cappuccino cups and its latest – a take-away styled cup. the cups are available to buy from the Kaffeeform websiteand can be purchased as individual units, or in sets of 4, 6 and 8. 

Source: Designboom.com

He then combines them with natural glues and particles of wood from sustainable sources to produce a liquid that can be injection moulded to create the reusable cups.
Lechner creates the coffee cups by first collecting the leftovers from local cafes in Berlin He then combines them with natural glues and particles of wood from sustainable sources to produce a liquid that can be injection moulded to create the reusable cups. Source: Designboom/Kaffeeform
As well as a series of small espresso cups featuring a handle on the side and a matching curved saucer, Kaffeeform has also created cappuccino cups.
Cups of coffee As well as a series of small espresso cups featuring a handle on the side and a matching curved saucer, Kaffeeform has also created cappuccino cups. Source: Designboom/Kaffeeform
As well as a series of small espresso cups featuring a handle on the side and a matching curved saucer, Kaffeeform has also create cappuccino cups and its latest – a take-away styled cup.
The material is dish washer friendly and long-lasting, and can be used over and over again As well as a series of small espresso cups featuring a handle on the side and a matching curved saucer, Kaffeeform has also create cappuccino cups and its latest – a take-away styled cup. Source: Designboom/Kaffeeform
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