Coffee is a staple of so many cultures and everyday routines around the world, with millions of cups consumed every day. It’s a highly traded commodity that plays a big part of the global economy. But as delicious as coffee is, it’s not without its consequences to the plan – the growing and transportation of coffee […]
Our Tuesday Tip feature is back on Biofriendly Planet! Every Tuesday, we will share a helpful Tuesday tip to help you make those everyday painless green choices.
Noel and Jacob share the many ways the average joe can make a greener cup of java for a better coffee footprint and discover the bigger problem of those to-go coffee cups and Keurig K-pods.
A cup of coffee might seem like a pretty innocuous thing—but with $40 billion spent on coffee each year, that’s a whole lot of cups. And many of them end up in landfills. The material your coffee cup is made of has a major impact on the planet. Paper cups, for instance, are non-recyclable, leach […]
In the past few years we have become hauntingly aware of the fact that environmental hazards can be found all around us. Some of these hazards can come in the form of clearly-labelled poisonous chemicals, harmful toxins and other potentially dangerous substances. Other toxins may be a little less obvious. Either way, both types are […]
Image by Richard Molpus / Creative Commons It is interesting that over the years the idea of cleaning house has become getting rid of dust and grime by using chemicals and other toxins. How that is cleaning I’m not really sure. What happened to using some vinegar, lemon, maybe a newspaper and old t-shirt turned […]