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The Complete, Ultimate Guide to Sustainability & $avings at RoosRoast!
Posted on April 19 2022,
Sustainability & Single-Use Packaging
Yes, we love to recycle and compost! Just like you! In fact, we pay extra and work harder to provide compostable and recyclable containers whenever possible.
But let's face it, green materials are still a work in progress, and it still takes ALOT of energy to produce and process all these single-use materials!
So...what if we figured out how not to dispose of anything at all? No more paper cups!? or coffee bags?
Are you willing to try it out? Because we've got options! And we have $$ discounts for your hard work. Together, we can do this, Ann Arbor!
So keep reading for the ultimate guide to everything refillable and reusable at RoosRoast.
We support your Zero Waste Lifestyle with...discounts!
Bring Your Own Bean Container
Save 50¢ per lb!
We can refill your empty coffee bag, airscape, mason jar and more with the coffee of your choice.*
*at Rosewood HQ only, see below!
*new* 64 oz Refillable Cold Brew Growlers
Growler: $9 Cold Brew Refill: $16
(vs reg bottle at $18/each)
Your growler pays for itself in about 4 refills AND there's no plastic to throw away!
Bring Your Own To Go Mug
Save 50¢ on your drink!
All our single use, to-go cups are certified compostable, but better yet, let us refill your travel mug!
(and affordable mason jars available at both stores for $2/each. if you ever forget yours!)
Refillable Tea Tins
Did you know you could bring back your tea tin for a refill and save $$? Yes you can!
RoosRoast Coffee Beans: Locations & Refill Options
Rosewood Roasting HQ & Cafe
This is your place for full refill options on all RoosRoast beans and for bulk buying!
The full line-up of roasted RR beans are available here. Bulk buying is available in increments of lbs and 1/2 lbs!
RR Downtown Liberty
We are able to do refills on Lobster Butter Love & Roos Machine only at this location! (sorry- it's a logistical thing!)
A2 Farmer's Market
Only Lobster Butter Love at the market. Stay tuned!
(We will take your old bags to recycle, though!)
Quick FAQs on Bean Refills
Industrial Coffee Bag Recycling
You can recycle your coffee bag! Any kind - at both Rosewood and Liberty cafes.
Basically all coffee bags are coated with a thin film of plastic (and other materials, plus coffee oils!) that make it impossible to recycle in your city's recycling centers. The tech is still catching up to create affordable recycable, coffee bags or truly compostable coffee bags.
So, we found TerraCycle!
Look for the box at both locations and bring us your used bags. When the TerraCycle recycling box is full to the brim, we package it up and send it off to be industrially recycled. Yay!
Thanks for your efforts!
We're working together to experiment with a less wasteful lifestyle. We appreciate you and the planet we share.
Enjoy the sky, the flowers, the beautiful green and blue pulsing miracle of it all.