Let’s tread more lightly on the earth: United Baristas dramatically cuts its carbon footprint while achieving record growth

We’ve cut our total carbon footprint by making multiple small decisions that cumulatively have had a big effect

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Updated on 22 September 2020

Hot Stuff: How espresso machines cause global warming

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

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Updated on 25 July 2020

Strengthening the coffee industry by eliminating the reusable cup discount

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.

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Reducing methane emissions by 30 percent to address climate change

Lancashire diary farm Brades Farm have been working with a Swiss argo-science company to pilot a feed supplement, significantly reducing the greenhouse gas emissions from their herds.

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Available until 7 January 2021

Updated on 6 August 2020

Looking at the cost and benefit to lowering environmental impacts through eliminating takeout cups

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Learning from the Boston Tea Party experience

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

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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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Running a Sustainable Coffee Shop

Originally presented at Caffè Culture 2019, this Keynote explores financial and environmental sustainability with a focus on propositions and carbon emissions

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Updated on 12 January 2020

Calculating the Coffee Industry’s Carbon Emissions

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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

United Baristas has offset the carbon emissions from the use of its services by planting trees in the coffee producing counties of Kenya and Brazil

With increasing environmental pressures, and a fast-growing user base, United Baristas has offset the carbon emissions from the use of its services. 

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