Cofilter

Branding | Publication

Cofilter is an initiative aimed at recycling the waste produced from drinking a cup of coffee to make paper. Waste coffee grounds combined with tissues and newspaper were used to make the sheet. Since print and paper go hand in hand, the project also explores the possibility of using coffee as ink to screenprint on different substrates, including the coffee paper.

Screen printing done using concentrated coffee mixture as ink.

A manual that talks highlights the amount of coffee waste generated and describes the method to make your own sheet of coffee paper.

This paper can also be used to create packaging for coffee products- a sustainable intervention aiming at zero waste that can be undertaken by cafes in the future. 

Project done at Willem de Kooning Academy under the guidance of Roger Teeweuns & Ginger Koons.