Associazione PIÚINFORMA e la sostenibilità nelle aziende



CAFFÈRIKKO® is a network that unites various professional and institutional partners making the process circular. With exhausted coffee it is possible, properly processed and managed, to create new raw materials or finished products. The project stems from the observation that to date there is no structured and integrated system, which starts from the separate collection and recycling of used coffee in all its variants up to processing, including transport.

In Italy about 360,000 tons of coffee grounds are produced and, despite many initiatives and proposals on their reuse, in fact over 96% still remains waste. The circularity of the process is the key to converting 100% of coffee grounds. It shares the objectives with Associazione PIÙINFORMA.

Uses of coffee grounds:

  • Antioxidants
  • Biodiesel
  • Dietary fiber
  • Biogas
  • Culture medium for mushrooms
  • Fertilizers and soil improver for agriculture
  • Oils for cosmetics
  • Chlorogenic acid
  • Ethanol
  • Compost


CAFFÈRIKKO® grows a new sustainable business that sees coffee waste as a raw material. In our program all the actors of the various processes are involved and a special specification defines the implementation procedures. A system that, activated, feeds itself, creating concrete and measurable value in tons of CO2 that can be saved.


It is a clear and intuitive signal that helps the consumer in choosing healthy and sustainable products.


The evaluation is carried out by a group of technicians who are experts in ingredients and functional nutrition.


CAFFERIKKO® is governed by an ethical code that defines its purposes and is linked to social and humanitarian values.


A strict disciplinary defines the characteristics and compares them with the technical data sheets of the products.