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Tea Made Greener

As I’m touring in Japan & drinking ample green tea, I thought this post on one of our favorite beverages appropriate…

Are you a daily tea drinker?  Switch to loose tea in a reusable tea ball or through a strainer so you don’t waste the bag, string or tag.  Loose tea is the most enviro-friendly option, especially if you buy in bulk.

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

2 thoughts on “Tea Made Greener

  1. Hi Nic,
    The obvious but simple: use your own reusable mug instead of to-go cups from coffee chains. Americans drink 4 million cups of coffee per day (that can add up to a lot of cups!)

    Another quick tip is to try and buy fair trade java. (Starbucks is actually the largest North American purchaser of Fair Trade coffee.)

    Thanks for the question!

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