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Going Plastic Free

The recent Blue Planet II series on BBC 1 not only showed us the wonders of the sea but has shocked many of us at how we are damaging the seas and oceans. 814 more words

Beeswax Wraps

Green Hypocrisy To-Go

Just last week I bumped into an advertisement on the streets of my hometown. It was a campaign by an alliance of public services, private sector and NGOs for establishing reusable coffee mugs instead of disposable coffee-to-go paper cups. 1,116 more words


Synergy Global Forum – A Master Class in Disruption

I’m shaking things up a bit. I decided to get a taste of sustainability at another type of venue – a business, entrepreneur event – a demographic that likes (needs?) their coffee. 1,459 more words

NYC Coffee Festival - Days 2 & 3

My visits on days 2 and 3 were shorter. I met a few people, learned a few more things. Here are some snippets.

Day 2… 965 more words


Coffee Shop Hop #9

Toby Estate Coffee, Brooklyn. Bustling with people. Espresso machines and indie rock music mix, filling the sound space. Sun floods through the tall front window, spanning the front of the store. 571 more words

Choosing a Reusable Coffee Cup - Updated 11th Feb 2018

I’m depressed. Just calculated my carbon footprint with Global Footprint Network and despite eating less meat, driving an electric car and working towards zero waste the app estimates that we’d need 3.6 earths if everyone lived like me. 1,235 more words


Coffee Shop Hop #4

Café Grumpy. Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Vintage and mature hipster are thoughts that come to mind. I notice a mixed crowd: lone and paired workers, moms, and students. 601 more words