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Mushrooms on Coffee Grounds
Science Film Festival in Indonesia

Mushroom on Coffee© Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Title: Mushrooms on Coffee Grounds
Category: Ecology & Environment
Director: Michael Hartlep
Produced by: Deutsche Welle (DW)
Running Time: 01:42 Minutes
Country: Germany
Year: 2017
Age Guideline: University and General Public (17+)

A German entrepreneur has come up with a novel way to use the tons of used coffee grounds produced every day—and has created tiny planters to grow gourmet mushrooms at home. This episode looks at biodiversity conservation, the energy of tomorrow, alternative resource management and future mobility. The magazine is interactive, encouraging viewers to upload stories, photos and videos that depict their ideas and climate protection initiatives (#doingyourbit). The magazine is made in cooperation with DW, Channels TV (Nigeria) and KTN (Kenya).