Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle Blog

The Matcha Alternatives Blog

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A fully referenced, anti-pseudoscience exploration into the glorious world of tea science. We publish once per week, with posts ranging from cool tea science to delicious recipes to how to have fun with tea!

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1. Tea Science & Wellness

2. Tea Spotlights

3. Food & Drink Recipes

4. Tea Lifestyle

5. Antioxidant Series

6. Going Carbon Positive Series

While we all want to buy eco-friendly products, finding ones that are truly sustainable can be harder than we think. Through greenwashing many companies use environmental marketing to appear green without putting in the work! Here we’ll discuss what greenwashing is and what it looks like, with two 'How to Spot It' free downloadables!
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While we all want to buy eco-friendly products, finding ones that are truly sustainable can be harder than we think. Through greenwashing many companies use environmental marketing to appear green without putting in the work! Here we’ll discuss what greenwashing is and what it looks like, with two 'How to Spot It' free downloadables!
Read more

The world of tea has so much variety, so what exactly are the types of tea? Learn the difference between "true" teas and herbal tisanes, discover how tea is made, and explore the main types of teas and infusions - from regular black tea to the adaptogenic herbal teas you have never heard of.
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The world of tea has so much variety, so what exactly are the types of tea? Learn the difference between "true" teas and herbal tisanes, discover how tea is made, and explore the main types of teas and infusions - from regular black tea to the adaptogenic herbal teas you have never heard of.
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We are guests on the Quali-Tea Time Podcast! Listen to learn about our travels and origins, our teas, and our mission to become the world's first carbon positive tea shop. In 2021, we are going to not only offset our footprint, but actually have negative carbon emissions. Join us for tea, climate change talk and more!

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We are guests on the Quali-Tea Time Podcast! Listen to learn about our travels and origins, our teas, and our mission to become the world's first carbon positive tea shop. In 2021, we are going to not only offset our footprint, but actually have negative carbon emissions. Join us for tea, climate change talk and more!

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Explore how you can reduce the carbon and water footprint of your tea passion, in part 2 of our carbon positive journey. Learn about teabag plastic pollution, and the carbon impact of coffee, bottled tea, looseleaf, dairy and glass vs plastic vs paper packaging. A primer on sustainable practices in tea!

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Explore how you can reduce the carbon and water footprint of your tea passion, in part 2 of our carbon positive journey. Learn about teabag plastic pollution, and the carbon impact of coffee, bottled tea, looseleaf, dairy and glass vs plastic vs paper packaging. A primer on sustainable practices in tea!

Read more

Global Warming and Tea Primer (Going Carbon Positive Part 1)

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An introduction to greenhouse gases and carbon footprints in the tea industry, and thinking about how tea impacts the planet. Plus...tips on calculating your carbon footprint, how to save energy when making tea, and how you can make a difference. The first in our series in becoming a carbon positive tea shop!
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An introduction to greenhouse gases and carbon footprints in the tea industry, and thinking about how tea impacts the planet. Plus...tips on calculating your carbon footprint, how to save energy when making tea, and how you can make a difference. The first in our series in becoming a carbon positive tea shop!
Read more