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Sustainability

What is B Corp certification and why does it matter?

Sustainability

We are all incredibly excited here at Presto about our recent ascension to B Corp status!  Something we have been working towards for a long time and has been core to our values and purpose from the start.

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How to become more sustainable in 2022

Sustainability

If there's one New Year's Resolution that we believe everyone should have this year, it's making more environmentally conscious choices. We know this can seem a little daunting to begin with, but it can actually be really simple. We're not suggesting you start farming your own vegetables and selling your car (but we're not going to stop you either!), but some smaller simple switches can make a great impact. 

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Why are coffee prices going up?

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There’s no doubt about it, 2021 has been a tough year for the UK, with what feels like the endless impact of COVID-19. It’s been tougher still on UK Businesses, who have also had to tackle European shipping limitations following Brexit on top of a global pandemic.Then there are UK Coffee Businesses, who have been hit hard by coffee prices reaching an unprecedented, all time high this year too. 

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What does Rainforest Alliance coffee mean?

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The importance of making sure that what we consume is both sustainable and eco-friendly is more important today than ever before. Knowing how to find these products and what to look out for on the packaging is no easy thing, however!

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What is air roasted coffee?

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A whooping 25% of carbon emissions is saved through the air roasting process. This means that all our coffee beans are roasted in the most environmentally friendly way possible. 
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Terracycle, the sustainable recycling solution

Sustainability

On top of the kerbside recycling from local councils and the supermarket based recycling we have also signed up to terracycle, to make sure as much of our packaging as possible is recycled.

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Introducing 100% Recyclable Packaging

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As a business promising to keep sustainability at the forefront of our mission, we’ve had a lot going on behind the scenes to ensure we’re fulfilling this promise. From joining 1% for the planet (committed to giving 1% of sales revenue to non-profit organizations) and hoping to be BCorp Certified this year, we have spent a lot of time researching the impact of our packaging and hoping to make big improvements. 

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Presto Coffee Joins 1% For The Planet

Sustainability

Here at Presto, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve become proud members of 1% for the Planet, a global movement of businesses giving back to the environment and their communities. 

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