Recycling

Striving to find ways to care for the environment has always been important to us at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. We continuously thrive on finding ways to promote love for the environment to our community through various efforts. One of these efforts is to help mitigate our plastic waste from used coffee capsules

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Filipinos use around 212 million sachets and shopping bags every day. These numbers reflect the country’s dependence on single-use plastics. The situation has not been improving in the Philippines as the country was tagged as a major contributor to the global plastic waste crisis. Advocates said that the problem is exacerbated by firms that sell their products in cheap, disposable packaging.

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We ReUse Your ReFuse

This is the story of a man who turns 30 kilograms of plastic into a school chair! He is not a wizard who indulges a magic trick but a mechanical engineer from Davao City. Winchester Lemen, president and CEO of Envirotech Waste recycling Inc. (EWRI), a company he created in 2010, processes up to 90 tons per

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DAVAO CITY, Dec.17 (PIA) —  Addressing shortage of school chairs and disposing plastic wastes are answered in one solution. It is by converting these plastics into chairs and other useful furniture. Engineer Winchester Lemen and his company, Winder Recycling Company with its plant in Sasa processes around 90 tons of plastic trash and transforms them

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DAVAO CITY — Winder Recycling Co. is preparing to roll out prefabricated houses made from plastic waste by next year, according to Managing Partner Winchester O. Lemen. Mr. Lemen, who also heads the Zambales-based Envirotech Waste Recycling Inc. (EWRI), which produces furniture from plastic trash, said they have designed a 28-square meter house that is

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