Courtesy of AMICO, you can now keep our cup of coffee or tea warm without having to use a microwave (or any other old-fashioned technology). How it works: The solar panel sits on top of your coffee mug. You have to push down the little green (plastic) sprout coming out to power it on. Electricity [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Environmentalism'
November 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Coffee Accessories, Environmentalism
September 28th, 2009 · Comments Off · Environmentalism, Lattes, Videos
Here is an environmental Youtube video by the World Wildlife Fund that uses a latte to illustrate how much water we use all the time without realizing it.
September 20th, 2009 · Comments Off · Coffee, Coffee With a Cause, Environmentalism
It has taken me a while to appreciate lighter, citrusy coffees. For the longest time I have preferred super-dark coffees that are cooked to the point that their personalities (if they had any to begin with) are blasted away. Coffees such as Java City’s Café Del Corazon, however, have helped me transition into loving lighter [...]
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July 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Coffee, Costa Rica, Environmentalism
Two good things are happening for me right now: 1. I have the day off and 2. I am trying out Java City’s Santa Anita De Costa Rica for the first time. It seems like I’ve been running into a lot of flat coffee lately — I mean, coffee with no personality or flavor. Then [...]
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May 27th, 2009 · Comments Off · Coffee Science, Environmentalism
Here is an ad for Volkswagon’s new “cleaner diesel.” I include this because they use coffee filters to measure which diesel engine runs cleaner. At the end of the experiment they make coffee with the soiled filters for added effect… one of the guys (apparently) thought he would have to drink it. I’ve heard diesel [...]