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United Baristas connects the coffee industry
Listen to audio versions of select articles from the team at United Baristas. Audio articles are published ad hoc, so subscribe now to make sure you stay up-to-date with the latest information. These plus other articles can be read at unitedbaristas.com/articles/

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United Baristas connects the coffee industry
Listen to audio versions of select articles from the team at United Baristas. Audio articles are published ad hoc, so subscribe now to make sure you stay up-to-date with the latest information. These plus other articles can be read at unitedbaristas.com/articles/

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    United Baristas fact checks KeepCup’s claims about their Thermal cup, and it just doesn’t stack up.

    United Baristas fact checks KeepCup’s claims about their Thermal cup, and it just doesn’t stack up.

    Reusable cup company KeepCup made the claim last week on Instagram that their Thermal cup model has a lower environmental impact than paper cups after eight uses. The post raised eyebrows and disapproval in private messages amongst people who know about such things. United Baristas shines a light on the life cycle assessment so you can judge claims like this for yourself and determine whether a KeepCup is right for you and your customers. 
    This is an audio version of an article published on United Baristas. You can read the article and view references at https://unitedbaristas.com/articles/think-pieces/2020/09/why-keepcup-cant-save-the-world/


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    • 10 min
    Let’s tread more lightly on the earth: United Baristas dramatically cuts its carbon footprint while achieving record growth

    Let’s tread more lightly on the earth: United Baristas dramatically cuts its carbon footprint while achieving record growth

    We’ve cut our total carbon footprint by making multiple small decisions that cumulatively have had a big effect. Learn more, and find out how you can reduce your coffee's carbon footprint over the coming year.
    This is an audio version of an article published on United Baristas. You can read the article and view references at https://unitedbaristas.com/service-updates/2020/08/united-baristas-dramatically-cuts-its-carbon-footprint-while-achieving-record-growth/


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    • 3 min
    Not All Coffee is Equal

    Not All Coffee is Equal

    How the coffee industry can raise the value of coffee: a starting point.
    This is an audio version of an article published on United Baristas. You can read the article and view references at https://unitedbaristas.com/articles/insights/2017/10/not-all-coffee-is-equal/

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    • 7 min
    Strengthening the coffee industry by eliminating the reusable cup discount

    Strengthening the coffee industry by eliminating the reusable cup discount

    When lockdown lifts to permit coffee shop trade, we should end the customer discount for reusable cups. Here’s why, how we should use the money instead, and why this is the best moment to implement this change.
    This is an audio version of an article published on United Baristas. You can read the article and view references at https://unitedbaristas.com/articles/think-pieces/2020/05/strengthening-the-coffee-industry-by-eliminating-the-reusable-cup-discount/


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    • 8 min
    We’ve made progress on wages, but there’s still much more work to be done

    We’ve made progress on wages, but there’s still much more work to be done

    Analysis comparing wage, revenue and inflation over the past two years shows the coffee industry is paying its staff more by raising prices.This is an audio version of an article published on United Baristas. You can read the article and resources at https://unitedbaristas.com/articles/industry-briefing/2020/02/weve-made-progress-on-wages-but-theres-still-much-more-work-to-be-done/
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