French press. Drip. Espresso. Latte. Macchiato. Cappuccino. Whatever you fancy, it’s a pretty fantastic way to start your day. However, to keep coffee on even more godly-like pedestal, follow these simple and effective tips to sip more sustainably.
INVEST IN FAIR TRADE COFFEE.
Coffee = a commodity. A commodity in the West that is often times, at the cost of exploitative treatment of labors in less developed countries.
Some of our favorites here:
- I’m currently indulging in Ethical Bean!
- Portland’s very own Stumptown– this will change your morning.
CHANGE TO FRENCH PRESS.
No added waste in a personal sized French press.
DRIP YOUR THING? PURCHASE REUSABLE FILTERS!
Less than $7 on Amazon!
JAZZ UP YOUR GARDEN AND YOUR MORNING?
Work on those tomatoes in your garden and reuse your grounds as fertilizer!
HARE YOUR SUSTAINABLE KNOWLEDGE!
The more dialogue amongst friends, family, and peers; the more likely change is to happen.