" In the U.K. alone, coffee consumption leads to 500,000 tons of waste annually. Since starting UpCircle, the Brightmans say that they have prevented 250 tons of coffee from that fate. Based on their current growth rate, the company is looking to save an additional 1,000 tons through 2025. It’s now collecting from hundreds of coffee-making businesses all over London and have expanded the production to include products that feature discarded olive and stone fruit waste in their list of ingredients—the rest of which are vegan and all-natural."