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 …

Smash Cup

A collapsable and environmentally friendly to-go vessel for your coffee

by Chérmelle Edwards Ben Melinger was at a coffee shop when he came up with Smash Cup—an idea to hopefully lessen his (and others’) coffee cup footprint. Combining functionality with eco-friendliness, Melinger takes to Kickstarter today with his simple but effective project: a reusable, collapsible coffee cup. Aiming to be the solution to a common problem, Smash Cup (if funded) will be the first universal …

Thermos Brand’s Overnight Coffee Challenge

The heritage brand puts its 24-hour claim to the ultimate test

Advertorial content: When Sir James Dewar invented the vacuum flask in 1892, he knew that he’d created a tool that would change storage forever. What he didn’t know is that his creation, the Thermos, would be a household name over a century later. Derived from the Greek word for heat, Dewar’s invention was hailed for its ability to keep liquids either hot or cold for …