We gather people around.
Around a cup of coffee.
Around a bit of peace and quiet.
We constantly create circles.
Circles that never end. That continue spinning.
We make coffee part of this circular movement.
We reuse coffee grounds to create eco-friendly products.
For your wellbeing and that of our planet.
Spin with us towards our dream of a circular economy.
Together we reshape the future of your coffee waste.
Think outside the box. Think in circles.
how do we create circles?
but first… coffee!
leftover coffee grounds
drying the coffee grounds
We partner up with environmentally & socially committed organisations to achieve our circular dream.
Collecting & drying the coffee grounds:
a job for Oostrem & Renewi
Oostrem is an organisation with a heart for people. They guide adults with intellectual, motor or multiple disabilities, and offer them meaningful daytime activities.. The community residents collect the coffee grounds locally at UZ Leuven and manually dry them in their own greenhouse in Herent. The residents at Oostrem are thriving on doing this job.
More information at www.oostrem.be
Manufacturing circulatte candles at
De Vlaspit is a social employment company where people with less opportunities on the job market are given the chance to work and follow an education. This organisation has a strong record in the circular and social economy. By creating all kinds of services and tailor-made products, including our handmade coffee candles, they contribute to our society.
More information at www.devlaspit.be
Reusing beer bottles: a collaboration with
Our candle jars are made from beer bottles which would otherwise end up on the streets of India. To collect and upcycle these bottles, our Belgian partner Iwas is working closely with Indian organisations. They guarantee the project benefits the local community and at the same time contributes to a cleaner planet.
Discover their full story at www.iwas.be
Processing the circular coffee oil:
Wonen en Werken
Setting up the production line for our circulatte soap bars:
Just like us, all of these organisations are dreaming in circles. Whether it’s in getting people back on the job market or by recycling used materials. They think outside the box, they think in circles. That’s exactly what makes them valuable and indispensable partners for circulatte.
the bigger picture
circulatte is an initiative of More2Coffee, a Belgian startup with a clear mission: to establish a zero waste “coffinery” (coffee-based biorefinery). We transform coffee waste streams into sustainable raw materials. Together with our partners, we are developing ground(s)breaking applications for coffee oil and other coffee based resources .