Earth Day Guide for a Greener Morning

April 22, 2019

Make Your Morning Routine a Little More Green!

Celebrate Earth Day with a few easy tips and tricks that will help make your favorite morning routine a little more green! Our Earth Day Guide may not be the end all solution to saving the world, but every little change helps us move one step in the right direction!


 


The Coffee Lover’s Earth Day Guide

Reuse your grounds!

After brewing, be sure to put your used coffee grounds to work. A bowl of dry grounds can be used as a refrigerator deodorizer, garden fertilizer, or even an insect repellant! This is just the beginning of the incredible second life for used coffee grounds. If you’re interested, a quick Google search will provide you with every use imaginable!

Minimize brewing electricity and materials!

Try to cut out all of the unnecessary, garbage destined, materials in your brewing routine. The French Press is often recognized as the hot brewing method with the lowest impact (and it makes a delicious cup!). To take it one step further, eliminate electricity use all together and make your own cold brew! If you need a few suggestions for perfecting the French Press,

Opt for the mug

And when you’re done brewing, break out your favorite reusable mug. By skipping the styrofoam and paper cup each morning, we can chip away at the 50 billion cups discarded every year!

Choose Organic

Conventional coffee is one of the most highly pesticide treated foods grown throughout the world. These chemical treatments are not only dangerous for the wildlife and fauna in coffee growing regions, but the workers and local community can also feel the impact of these treatments. For this reason, we choose to only offer 100% organic coffees, grown using organic methods to maximize quality while minimizing environmental impact.

 

Arabica over Robusta

Choose 100% Arabica beans! These beans tend to not only make a better cup of coffee than their counterpart (Robusta), but they are also grown and harvested in a much more sustainable, natural, earth friendly manner.


As a special offer, use the following code for FREE SHIPPING for your entire Earth Day Order through April 29th: SPRINGSHIP


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blog

How to Make an Americano
How to Make an Americano

October 27, 2020

You may often hear people at cafe's ordering an Americano, but never had a chance to learn exactly what that meant. Well, we believe the best way to learn is to roll up your sleeves and make one yourself, so here is a simple three step guide to making a delicious Americano. 
Read More
Help This Handsome Pup Find His Forever Family
Help This Handsome Pup Find His Forever Family

October 26, 2020

Meet Chester.  This sweet pup has been at California Bully Rescue since February of this year.  But his story goes back even further -- when CA Bully Rescue pulled him from the shelter, they discovered it was his third time there...
Read More
5 Things Everybody Should Know About Pit Bulls
5 Things Everybody Should Know About Pit Bulls

October 25, 2020 4 Comments

October may be full of hot coffee and warm sweatshirts, but we wanted to take a moment and highlight October 26th -  National Pit Bull Awareness Day, an important date to all of us here at Grounds & Hounds. So, in honor of these pups, let's look at 5 things everyone should know about pibbles!
Read More

JOIN THE CREW & SAVE 10%