Corporate Social Responsibility is a hot topic right now for businesses. It is increasingly important that organisations are committed to doing their bit for the environment and ticking all of the right sustainability boxes. At Scanomat, we are committed to producing energy efficient coffee machines that are less harmful to the environment. In doing so we strive to help our clients to meet their own sustainability goals and energy reduction targets.
TopBrewer has been developed to be highly energy efficient and uses up to 90 per cent less energy in the idle state than most bean-to-cup coffee machines. With multiple revolutionary features, TopBrewer is the logical choice when choosing an environmentally-friendly coffee machine. Here are six examples of how TopBrewer can contribute towards your sustainability credentials.
Our strategy is to develop direct trade relationships with coffee growers around the world. As it stands, a large majority of our coffee is already sourced from farms where we have a direct and transparent trading relationship, and where we are collaborating with the coffee growers to help them to set and achieve their sustainability goals. By working with the same plantations, year after year, we can ensure consistent high quality products, and also provide the farmers with the stable financial support needed to improve their cultivation methods and working conditions.
All of our coffee bags are made with recyclable plastic which has almost 50% less carbon footprint across the Product Lifecycle than traditional multi-layer aluminium coffee packaging. Traditional coffee bags normally include several layers of different materials, such as foil, plastic and paper. Multi-layer packaging is very difficult to recycle and aluminium foil in particular has a heavy manufacturing environmental footprint. The labels on our coffee bags are also made with recyclable plastic and are designed to double up as a sealing tool to reseal the bag and keep the coffee fresh. We encourage our clients to check with the local authority before adding our coffee bags to their recycling collection as, although our bags are made from plastics that can be recycled, recycling programmes can differ from council to council.
Both the coffee you buy and the way you serve it can have a huge impact on both the environment and the farming communities, and poor CSR policies can have a huge impact on your business. A future-proof asset, such as TopBrewer, is a sure way to ensure you are reducing your carbon footprint and focussing on providing a sustainable solution to your team.