Tag Archive for environment

Java Jersey

Bringing new meaning to the phrase ‘wearing your food,’ Tawainese fabric manufacturer Singtex has developed a new cloth that utilizes waste coffee grounds as its basic fibers. Quite fascinating! Identifying a rich waste source that is often headed straight to…

Stir It Up: Marley Coffee

Maybe your days of rocking knatty dreads are over, but you can give a little shout-out to your quasi-Rastafari roots by imbibing in Rohan Marley’s new papa-inspired coffee beans. According to this interview in the Jamaica Observer, “My father came…

For the Birds

A couple of interesting articles that caught our eye recently are in regard to how coffee agriculture and birds interact. The first, written about a biologist’s plea for people to purchase shade-grown coffee, talks about the effects that growing coffee…