Coffee + Chocolate: A Timeless Pairing
A classic pairing, coffee and chocolate never go out of style. Keep things interesting with these tips.
Takeaway Without the Trash: On Reusable To-Go Options
From mason jar meals to mug lending, a surge of new takeaway programs proves zero-waste to-go options are possible.
A Call for Racial Equity
A look at how the coffee industry is taking a stand against racism and injustice, including through the formation of the Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity, which launched last month.
Five Pacific Northwest coffee companies share why their approach to sustainability begins by building fair relationships with farmers.
Building a Mission-Focused Team
How can you find employees whose passions align with those of your café and roastery?
The Power of Visual Messaging
In search of a way to succinctly convey your sustainability mission and approach to your customers? Consider a few carefully placed, well-designed signs.
Integrating an Ideology
Across the country, many independent coffee and tea shops have embraced sustainability as part of their intrinsic brand. It’s a way of signaling to buyers, partners, and customers that they’re motivated by more than…
The Last Plastic Straw: Berkeley, California, Adopts 25-cent Charge for Disposable Cups
In late January, the Berkeley City Council passed a new ordinance that’s become known as one of the most ambitious municipal environmental regulations enacted so far in the country. Learn more about the Disposable-Free…
The Last Plastic Straw: Success with Stainless
Helping to eliminate waste with reusable stainless-steel straws
The Last Plastic Straw: Backlot Coffee
Backlot Coffee switched from plastic straws to paper and stainless steel straws, and created a slew of new sustainable packaging merchandising opportunities.