24 Oct '11, 2pm

Fact of the Day: Americans consume almost 400 million cups of coffee every day. Here's how to green your cuppa joe:

Fact of the Day: Americans consume almost 400 million cups of coffee every day. Here's how to green your cuppa joe:

If your morning routine wouldn’t be complete without a cup of coffee, you’re not alone. An estimated 56 percent of American adults consumed coffee daily in 2010, according to the National Coffee Association. But the industry’s impact on the environment and human welfare is making headlines. So, is there a way to make your morning cup kinder and greener without giving up the habit entirely? We say, absolutely. Here are some tips to help you green that cup o’ Joe. Americans consume an estimated 400 million cups of coffee every day, making the U.S. the largest coffee consumer in the world, according to the National Coffee Association. Photo: Flickr/"The Wanderer's Eye" All about the beans You know you’re in the market for eco products, but it can be tough to decide which labels to reach for. Staring down an aisle of organic, local and fair items can make any shopper feel a li...

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