Sustainable coffee cup is made from coffee husk

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This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding.

An Australian start-up has come up with a clever way to re-use coffee husk, which hundreds of tonnes are wasted by coffee producers everywhere. This will not only create sustainable cafés and home users, but also reduce waste to zero on the farm where the coffee beans are picked. So far, the HuskeeCup has received more than 77,000 USD in crowdfunding pledges and their goal was to reach 20,000 USD by July 25. The HuskeeCup is not only receiving attention from those seeking to achieve the sustainability mission, but also those looking for an alternative to a recyclable cup that will keep coffee hotter for longer…

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