Given that single use plastic coffee pods are notoriously bad for the environment, how do more sustainable options such as biodegradable, compostable, and reusable pods compare?
Making coffee the good ole fashioned way is of course the ‘greenest’ option, there is less manufacturing and packaging per ounce of it. Don’t want to send your coffee pod machine to landfill?
Guest blogger Alex Mealey of Effect The Change fills you in on which capsule type leaves the smallest environmental footprint.
The base of a great coffee, is using the right coffee grounds. Did you know that the way you grind your coffee is the first step toward influencing how the final brew tastes?
Shopping online is saving us all time and money, but the environment is coming off second best.According to Play Market Research, Australian ecommerce is growing five times faster than traditional bricks and mortar stores. And, as the ecommerce industry grows, so too is the amount of packaging used to distribute products direct from warehouse to consumer - think boxes, bubble wrap and all of those packing peanuts!What’s more, ecommerce businesses often use packaging materials inefficiently, which is further contributing to the rise in packaging production and the waste associated with it. Packaging authority, Smithers Pira predicts that the global market for ecommerce packaging will...
Appallingly, we use an estimated six million coffee pods every day. But the good news is it’s easy to make a simple "small swap" to your daily cuppa routine - if most of those 6 million capsule coffees per day were brewed with reusable pods, we’d be saving our precious resources, including billions of gallons of water and massive amounts of energy each year. In 2014 the team behind Crema Joe decided to do something to combat the issue, launching a range of reusable and sustainable coffee pods, and we'd love you to choose us to help you start your mission to brew more sustainably - here's why: