Friday, May 15, 2009

How Green Is Your Coffee

Greenopia has released a cool list of coffees rated by their "greeness".

"There are now a number of labels (Organic, Fair-Trade and Bird-Friendly are the most common) that keep track of specific parts of coffee's environmental impact, but when it comes to which companies are overall the most (and least) ecofriendly, little information was available. So Greenopia stepped up and rated 25 of the leading brands of coffee with our four-leaf rating system.

In order to figure each brand's environmental impact, specific criteria were established by our research team. The team looked at sourcing, growing practices, packaging, sustainabilty reporting, transportation, production, and decaffination procedures to figure a rating for coffee companies."

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