Introducing the ‘world’s greenest football club’ – and their new kit made from coffee beans
Forest Green Rovers (Gloucesterine, UK) have come up with another eco-friendly first by producing team shirts made of waste coffee grounds; The football club became carbon neutral in 2017 and have previously worn a bamboo kit.
In a nutshel:
- An English soccer club are trialling a kit made from recycled coffee bean waste.
- Forest Green Rovers are owned by ‘green energy’ entrepreneur Dale Vince who has put sustainability at the heart of the club’s ethos.
- The club is fully powered by renewables, all match-day food is vegan, the pitch is organic and maintained by electric mowers and recycled water.
- FIFA has recognised them as “world’s greenest football club”.
Already in a league of their own when it comes to sustainability in sport, innovative English soccer club Forest Green Rovers are trialling a kit made from coffee bean waste.
Rovers, owned by ‘green energy’ entrepreneur Dale Vince, road-tested the prototype in their League Two clash against against Colchester United.
Credits: World Economic Forum