The world is in love with coffee. Anytime someone finds an excuse to drink another cup, coffee drinkers everywhere rejoice. People love coffee so much many of them are willing to throw down five dollars on a cup — we’re looking at you Starbucks fans with your venti lattes. Unfortunately, our universal coffee addiction isn’t really good for the planet. The environment suffers because of the unavoidable waste. And the coffee farmers who should benefit are subject to volatile markets and the mercy of mother nature.
Source: Huffington Post Green