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

Where does your water for brewing your tea come from? What water rights issues should you be aware of? I look at 3 case studies: Indigenous water rights issues in Canada, international water disputes over the Colorado River in the US and Mexico, and Flint Michigan’s water poisoning crisis. Plus, a full list of what you can you do about it so you can steep your tea with peace of mind.
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Where does your water for brewing your tea come from? What water rights issues should you be aware of? I look at 3 case studies: Indigenous water rights issues in Canada, international water disputes over the Colorado River in the US and Mexico, and Flint Michigan’s water poisoning crisis. Plus, a full list of what you can you do about it so you can steep your tea with peace of mind.
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As a carbon offsetting teashop, we want to spread the word about how to best deal with our carbon footprints, especially in the world of tea. After our last blog about offsetting methods, learn how to think critically about environmental restoration, community outreach and direct air capture for CO2 reduction.
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As a carbon offsetting teashop, we want to spread the word about how to best deal with our carbon footprints, especially in the world of tea. After our last blog about offsetting methods, learn how to think critically about environmental restoration, community outreach and direct air capture for CO2 reduction.
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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!
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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!
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A deep dive into the 5 main types of carbon offsetting, from reforestation to direct air capture to wetlands. How much carbon does each offset type capture? What are the main carbon offset programs and how do you choose? Plus, why our tea shop is helping small businesses reduce their carbon footprint!
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A deep dive into the 5 main types of carbon offsetting, from reforestation to direct air capture to wetlands. How much carbon does each offset type capture? What are the main carbon offset programs and how do you choose? Plus, why our tea shop is helping small businesses reduce their carbon footprint!
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What do carbon footprint, carbon neutral, carbon negative vs positive mean? All about the key areas to mitigate online business emissions, differences in office vs remote business CO2 output, and the idea of digital carbon footprints. Plus the carbon impact of shipping & storage for ecommerce and when to carbon offset.
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What do carbon footprint, carbon neutral, carbon negative vs positive mean? All about the key areas to mitigate online business emissions, differences in office vs remote business CO2 output, and the idea of digital carbon footprints. Plus the carbon impact of shipping & storage for ecommerce and when to carbon offset.
Read more