Daily Footprint, #19 – The Evolution of Peanut Butter Cups

You know the phrase, third-wave coffee? Yes, it’s kind of irritating, but it’s a useful concept. You could represent the three waves of coffee with the examples of Nescafé instant coffee (first wave), Starbucks (second wave), and a roaster like Counter Culture (third wave), covered in the post on direct trade. This evolution of coffee … Continue reading Daily Footprint, #19 – The Evolution of Peanut Butter Cups

Daily Footprint, #6 – Clothing (Sustainable Textiles, Part 1)

Time to get dressed! Clothing is a huge topic so I’ll just go into one aspect here – choice of textile. Hopefully I’ll go into the other main topics in future posts: the human impact of cut-and-sew factories and the environmental impact of dyeing and finishing. Since clothing is one of our major needs in … Continue reading Daily Footprint, #6 – Clothing (Sustainable Textiles, Part 1)