illy Launches #OneMakesTheDifference Project

International coffee brand illy is aiming to be carbon neutral by 2033, as a part of its new plan, the #OneMakesTheDifference Project.
by Fresh Cup Staff | July 29, 2020

SCA Sustainability Award Winners

The Specialty Coffee Association announced this week the 2020 SCA Sustainability Award winners.
by Fresh Cup Staff | July 8, 2020

Numi Organic Tea Joins Climate Neutral

Jane Franch, the Director of Strategic Sourcing & Sustainability at Numi Organic Tea, has joined Climate Neutral’s Board of Directors.
by Fresh Cup Staff | June 24, 2020

MiiR Reaches “Climate Neutral” Status

Seattle’s MiiR announced it reached Climate Neutral status
by Fresh Cup Staff | June 1, 2020

Sustainable Sourcing

Five Pacific Northwest coffee companies share why their approach to sustainability begins by building fair relationships with farmers.
by Robin Roenker | April 1, 2020

Drifting Away from Plastic

Brooklyn-based subscription coffee company, Driftaway Coffee, recently announced the launch of 100% compostable packaging and carbon-neutral shipping and operations.
by Fresh Cup Staff | December 18, 2019

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.
by Robin Roenker | October 2, 2019

Sustainable Harvest Teams Up with Stanford University to Launch Class

A two-year collaboration between Stanford University and Sustainable Harvest culminates this week with the launch of a new on-campus executive course geared toward the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs looking to employ…
by Fresh Cup Staff | September 10, 2019

Better for the Planet

Recent trends in the café industry reflect a sweeping move towards a more sustainable, plant-based future.
by Caitlin Carter | September 4, 2019

Can Your Café Go Zero Waste?

Coffee shops hand out an estimated 250 billion paper cups every year, which go straight to landfills. Even the cups that say they’re recyclable on the packaging are misleading, because the infrastructure to recycle…
by Jordan Johnson | July 24, 2019