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Our Carbon Intensity and CDP

Our Carbon Intensity and CDP

At this time of year, we are busy preparing for our annual submission to the Carbon Disclosure Project or CDP as it’s more commonly known as.  CDP is an international non-profit organisation that encourages companies and businesses to measure their carbon footprint...

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Our Spring Biodiversity Project

Our Spring Biodiversity Project

It finally feels like Spring is here, after the last few months of named storms colliding with each other, we have had some fine weather to get out on about.  Karl While and his daughter, Ruby, did just that; they were out over the weekend on our woodland in...

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Growing Coffee and Biodiversity

Growing Coffee and Biodiversity

The frost damage and drought to the Brazilian coffee crop earlier this year has sent commodity prices for raw green beans soaring by over 50% and is leading to a worldwide shortage of green coffee beans.  Climate change is certainly to blame but intensive agricultural...

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Lough Gur gets hot….with composting

Lough Gur gets hot….with composting

  I feel really strongly about coffee AND waste coffee! Most people appreciate the benefit of composting organic waste and the divisive impact it has if it goes into landfill; 25 times more Co2 emissions than if you compost it, yikes!!!. Lough Gur’s general...

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Looking for a Spring project?

Looking for a Spring project?

It finally feels like spring has arrived, the daffodils are starting to bloom in abundance, the sound of neighbouring lawns being cut, the 6 nations Super Saturday approaching; all bring a feeling of excitement as we unshackle the embrace of a tougher than usual...

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Recyclability of Coffee Bags

Recyclability of Coffee Bags

When we were sourcing our Woodland Coffee packaging it amazed me to see how little plastic packaging is actually recyclable and how challenging it can be to ensure that it actually can be recycled.  For us, recyclability is not just that it can be notionally recycled...

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