Posts Tagged "sweet beer” “Carbon content” “Green consumerism” Bierkraft “Brooklyn Brewery” “Six Point Craft Ales”"

A thought experiment for Starbucks

On a recent trip to London, I was surprised to see Starbucks serving in-house drinks in nice washable mugs. In the U.S., all beverages are served in paper cups, even if they are for consumption in the store. Starbucks has made good progress reducing the impact of its billion paper cups, but many commentators and studies show ceramic mugs, especially… read more →

When passions collide: my love affair with low-carbon beer

I love low-carbon beer. I'm not talking about a beer that's light in calories. Nor am I looking for a beer with less fizz, although I do enjoy a nice hand-pulled ale. I'm certainly not looking for anything alcohol-free. Low-carbon beer is a product with a smaller carbon footprint than its mass-produced brethren, which simply means that less non-renewable energy… read more →


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