United Baristas / Environmental Issues
More How can we make specialty coffee more sustainable?
Coffee’s scale, reach and connections enable us to play an important role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
More Lisa Lawson – Coffee’s sustainability journey can be supported by the B Corp framework
Dear Green founder Lisa Lawson explores how the industry can be more sustainable and why it’s not always easy having ‘green’ in your name
It just doesn’t stack up. United Baristas fact checks KeepCup’s claims about their Thermal cup.
More Why KeepCup can’t save the world
More Hot Stuff: How espresso machines cause global warming
Reducing coffee’s carbon footprint by tackling the energy consumption of espresso machines
When lockdown lifts to permit coffee shop trade, we should end the customer discount for reusable cups. Here’s why, how we should use the money instead, and why this is the best moment to implement this change.
More Strengthening the coffee industry by eliminating the reusable cup discount
Want to reduce your coffee’s environmental impacts? Milk is responsible for the majority of a cup’s carbon footprint, so lower your impacts in 2020 by making informed decisions
More Milk Matters: Small changes can dramatically lower your coffee’s carbon footprint
More Calculating the Coffee Industry’s Carbon Emissions
Carbon dioxide is colourless, tasteless and odourless, but it’s everywhere and causing global warming. So how do we work out how much carbon is emitted to make a cup of coffee?
Let’s be aware of our online carbon footprint, and how United Baristas is offsetting your use of our services.
More Our Digital Carbon Emissions are part of the Coffee Industry’s Environmental Impact
With environmental pressures continuing to mount, United Baristas starts a series on how the coffee industry can lower its impacts.
More With so many crises, what do we focus on?