Coffee Isn’t Just for Drinking Anymore, Your Car’s Gonna Be Made From It

Ford is turning McDonald’s coffee waste into headlights in cars.

Akhilesh Tammana
Oct 1, 2020 · 5 min read
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Ford is using McDonald’s coffee waste to create car parts (Picture Credit: SlashGear)
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Car Parts made from coffee chaff (CNN)
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Coffee Chaff Closeup

So How Exactly Do You Create Car Parts From Coffee Skins?

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Ford Mustang in Front of McDonald’s Restaurant

McDonald’s commitment to innovation was impressive to us and matched our own forward-thinking vision and action for sustainability. This has been a priority for Ford for over 20 years, and [it’s] an example of jump starting the closed-loop economy, where different industries work together and exchange materials that otherwise would be side or waste products.

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Ford Car with Coffee Chaff Headlights

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