Coffee Products for Conscious Consumers

Your habit can be kinder to the environment and farmers alike

There’s no doubt that everybody on the CH team is an avid (if not a little obsessive) coffee enthusiast, but the result of being of a coffee fan is—oftentimes—excessive waste: cups, filters, lids, sugar packets, straws, plastic pods, you name it. Becoming a more conscious coffee consumer involves more than just buying better (fair trade, shade-grown, etc) coffee—though that is a necessary prerequisite. To reduce our …

Soma Brew Bottle

Soma makes beautiful, sustainable water bottles, filters and pitchers. It was only a matter of time until their technology was used to create coffee products with the same principles in mind. The Soma Brew Bottle allows you to brew 12 ounces of hot (instantly) or cold (overnight) coffee in a double-insulated glass bottle. Of course, it works perfectly for tea too.

Limited Edition Bottle + Ocean Plastic Sleeve

Soma, Parley and Starbucks have teamed up for an environmentally friendly and ultimately pragmatic product: a reusable BPA-free glass vessel and an accompanying sleeve made from recycled ocean plastic. Available at various Starbucks locations, the limited edition item is shatter-resistant and holds up to 17 liquid ounces. With a bamboo cap (made from renewable resources) and the special pale blue Soma/Parley sleeve, it’s clean, minimal …