Hot Stuff: How espresso machines cause global warming

❖ Part of the Coffee's Carbon Footprint series

Reducing coffee’s carbon footprint by tackling the energy consumption of espresso machines

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Updated on 25 July 2020

We’ve made progress on wages, but there’s still much more work to be done

Analysis comparing wage, revenue and inflation over the past two years shows the coffee industry is paying its staff more by raising prices

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Milk Matters: Small changes can dramatically lower your coffee’s carbon footprint

❖ Part of the Coffee's Carbon Footprint series

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

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Updated on 25 July 2020

Calculating the Coffee Industry’s Carbon Emissions

❖ Part of the Coffee's Carbon Footprint series

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?

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Updated on 25 July 2020

Our Digital Carbon Emissions are part of the Coffee Industry’s Environmental Impact

Let’s be aware of our online carbon footprint, and how United Baristas is offsetting your use of our services.

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Updated on 9 August 2020

Wasting Less, But We’re Still Left Wanting More From The Proposed Latte Levy

Many consumers believe takeout coffee cups to be readily recycled. In fact, only 0.25% currently are.

How the Latte Levy, combined with other legislative changes, can tackle takeout coffee cup waste. A summary for the specialty coffee community and a response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report, ‘Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups’.

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Updated on 30 October 2018

How Baristas Can Get Paid More

People in coffee work hard, really hard; and often don’t get paid particularly well. The early starts, long hours and constant customer contact can wear out the most devoted coffee professional.

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Updated on 4 August 2018