Saturday, May 15, 2010

Helping the environment of Cayman one cup at a time

Cayman Net News

Illy coffee technician Ian Anderson walked into the Brew House Cafe and walked out a few minutes later with two trash bags filled with empty aluminium coffee containers. He threw the bags in his van, drove to another cafe and repeated the process, all in an effort to encourage recycling in Cayman.

“I’ve lived on the island so many years I just see that we just have to go and be proactive when it comes to recycling,” said Martin Richter, who started the recycling program last year in conjunction with Illy — an espresso and coffee accessory company.

Delivery drivers like Mr Anderson pick up empty aluminium containers from the retailers, collect them and drop off them off to be the full story.

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