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Saving trees by drinking coffee

Customers of Gloucestershire- based firm the Office Coffee Company has saved 51,098 trees over the past year, simply by switching to a sustainable coffee supplier. They have also prevented 55,355 tonnes of CO2 emissions.

The Office Coffee Company, a provider of ethical, beverages and coffee machines for businesses, has released its annual assessment of savings that have contributed to its mission to halt rainforest destruction by simply providing a great-tasting sustainable coffee option to office staff. Clients include Ben Ainsley Racing, Hootsuite and Euromoney Investor.

Each year, the Office Coffee Company calculates each customer’s contribution to the fight against deforestation – quantifying both the number of trees they have saved as well as tonnes of CO2 stored.

Since 2011, the Office Coffee Company’s customers have now saved more than 116,000 rainforest trees by indulging in over 860,000 cups of sustainably sourced coffee. That’s 483 acres of rainforest, which is equivalent to over 850 football pitches!

“We believe that every working day should start with a great cup of coffee. By choosing to buy Cool Earth Coffee, our clients also make a real difference to the sustainability of our planet” commented Richard Doherty, managing director at the Office Coffee Company. “Office workers are demanding coffee shop quality drinks in the workplace, so what better way to support both employees and the environment.”


Notes to Editor

About the Office Coffee Company
The Office Coffee Company was established in 2011 to bring great-tasting, ethically sourced coffee to UK businesses. It provides ethical, fresh and affordable products that enable businesses to treat their staff and clients to great-tasting coffee in the workplace, whilst making a positive contribution to the planet. For more information, visit the Office Coffee Company website

About Cool Earth
Cool Earth is a charity that works alongside indigenous villages to halt rainforest destruction. Cool Earth puts local people back in control, giving them the resources they need to keep their forest intact. The charity works alongside 113 rainforest villages throughout the world to protect more than 410,000 acres of forest that lie directly in the path of chainsaws and bulldozers. For more information, visit the Cool Earth website

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