25 Jun '15, 8pm

T-Shirts Printed With Coffee Ink? How One Company Is Grinding Out A Niche

T-Shirts Printed With Coffee Ink? How One Company Is Grinding Out A Niche

Let’s be honest: screen printing with coffee sounds pretty cool, and as a natural pigment, it’s pretty eco-friendly. But for White and Mohr, it’s also a smart business move. “We use spent grounds because it’s resourceful and it’s good business. Vinegar is A LOT cheaper than quality screen ink and spent grounds are free,” says White. And he is well aware what most people do with their grounds, and is happy to help them out. “Folks are quick to mention that they can be used in compost but realistically over 90% are discarded. If we can utilize a waste product as a major ingredient in our process, it seems like a no-brainer!” says White. That’s why the company also offers to take your used coffee grounds off your hands; send in your own spent grounds and they’ll use them to print your t-shirt. And does the coffee ink last? White assures that, yes, if you follow their washing ...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/t-shirts-printed-with-coffee-ink-how-o...

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