In practice: Costa's new low-carbon coffee roastery

2 May 2017

What makes Costa Coffee's new £38m roastery in Basildon "one of the most sustainable buildings in the world"? This free case study provides an overview of all the low-carbon and resource-efficient features of the retailer's flagship sustainability project.

Officially opened on 13 March 2017, Costa’s new roastery will quadruple the output of its predecessor, with a production capacity of more than 45,000 tonnes making it Europe’s largest coffee

The new 85,690 sq.ft site is expected to produce 2.1 billion cups of coffee each year and incorporates an array of onsite renewables, low-carbon technologies and recycled materials, which together helped the project achieve BREEAM Outstanding levels during its assessment phase.

This three-page case study breaks down all of the key facts and stats behind the project, and provides an insight into how and why Costa is putting sustainability front of mind through a period of continued business expansion.

Fill out the form on the left and click READ THE CASE STUDY to download the full 'in practice' document for free.


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