Here at Frank and Honest, we are on a sustainability journey to earn our halo, because frankly, we do give a damn. Read more about our sustainability journey so far below, #BeMoreFrankandHonest:

Our Cups

TAKEAWAY CUPS Our Frank and Honest cups and lids are 100% compostable. The cups are manufactured in Ireland by Cup Print in Co. Clare.

The material in the cup is manufactured using an annually renewable source of plant based liner. The outer wall of the cups is made of recycled paper.

So don’t forget when you’re finished your Frank and Honest coffee to put your cup and lid in the food waste bin.

REUSABLE CUPS We offer a 20-cent discount in participating Centra and SuperValu stores when you bring your own reusable cup.

Guaranteed Irish

We are Guaranteed Irish, supporting sustainable local jobs and communities across Ireland. So next time you are enjoying a cup of Frank and Honest, don’t forget you are also supporting your local community.
Check out all of the great work carried out by Guaranteed Irish here:

Rainforest Alliance

Our Frank and Honest house blend coffee is 100% Rainforest Alliance certified. Since 1995, the Rainforest Alliance has strengthened the position of sustainable coffee farmers and the Rainforest Alliance Certified TM seal is awarded to farms, forests, and businesses that meet rigorous environmental, social and economic standards.

This helps ensure long term sector sustainability which improves farmer livelihoods and the health and well-being of communities, whilst protecting natural resources and landscapes.

The Rainforest Alliance Certified Seal Stands For:

More efficient farm management
Less soil erosion
Less water pollution
Less waste produced
Improved profitability & competitiveness
Wildlife habitat is protected
Reduced threats to the environment & human health
Less water consumed
More collaboration

To read more about the great work carried out by the Rainforest Alliance visit:

Design and environment

Frank and Honest have partnered with 2 key coffee machine manufacturers for our equipment needs: Eversys for super automatic machines and Nuova Simonelli for traditional machines.


Eversys use state-of-the-art technologies and the highest quality of components to continuously improve their products’ efficiency and lifetime.

Eversys equipment is 99% recyclable, 93% in a single step. The use of man-made materials is limited to connections and a few external parts. The machines are all built with noble materials like steel, aluminium, brass. The 7% gap in recycling is caused by presence of electronic components that render the recycling slightly more challenging in 2 steps rather than 1.

All Eversys equipment have standby functionality and power management, which means reduced energy requirements outside of peak times. Cleaning of the machine is designed to minimise water and power usage.

Eversys promote the use of local suppliers with over 75% of machine parts being produced in Switzerland/Germany (lower carbon footprint). Water utilisation is optimised in the production of Eversys machines.

Nuova Simonelli

Nuova Simonelli provide the traditional espresso machines for our cafes. High quality and environmentally friendly materials, as well as energy saving technical solutions are features of their models which are marketed all over the world today. This same attention to environmental and social sustainability has been applied by Nuova Simonelli to its manufacturing facility.

Standalone Café

In our standalone cafés we have replaced a lot of manufactured materials with more natural finishes: ropes, reclaimed wood, natural timber. All the equipment used in cafes is energy efficient and we use low energy appliances only. Coffee grounds are available in all cafes for customers to collect free of charge to use as fertiliser in their gardens. It reduces waste into landfill and helps to grow beautiful plants. Our focus in the café is to minimise the use of single use packaging and as a result we offer our customers stainless steel cutlery and glasses instead of plastic cups. When ordering takeaway food, we provide compostable cutlery. If takeaway packaging is required only compostable options are available.

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