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Starbucks works with scientists to bio-refine used coffee grinds

HONG KONG, China -- Starbucks is finding new ways to go green and recycle.

The company is about to refresh you in more ways than one.

Scientists in Hong Kong are testing out a process called bio-refinery.

It recycles old coffee grinds and bakes them into things like detergent and plastic.

Scientists from Hong Kong's City University are working with Starbucks Hong Kong on the project.


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