The GROSCHE Blog: Our Thoughts About Coffee, Tea & Sustainability

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

Plastic waste is a problem and not a subtle one. Trillions of pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans today and according to Plastic Pollution Coalition, “by 2050, the oceans will contain more plastic than fish by weight.” This is a very serious problem. Our plastic waste problem majorly contributes to the destruction of […]

Best Teas To Help You Beat The Flu Season

Tis the season for the cold and flu. Winter is coming and as colder weather approaches so do the dreaded cold and flu symptoms. But don’t fret- we have you covered! We’ve gone ahead and curated a list of our best teas to help you beat a cold or flu. Not only will these teas […]

Recent Study Finds Microplastics in Tea Bags

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A recent study from McGill University in Montreal, Canada found billions of microplastic particles in steeped tea bags. Their study estimates that a single tea bag can contain 11.6 billion microplastic and 3.1 billion nanoplastic particles.   According to TreeHugger, tea bags can contain up to 25% plastic, making them not as environmentally friendly as […]

How do millions of people lack access to safe water?

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Why is it that nearly 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation? Access to safe water is recognized as a basic human right. According to the UN General Assembly, “everyone has the right to sufficient, continuous, safe, acceptable, accessible and affordable water.” Yet, it’s alarming to know that more people have […]

Yerba Mate vs. Coffee – What is Yerba Mate?

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You might be thinking of replacing your morning coffee with a new drink. Maybe you’re looking for a healthier option. Or maybe you’re getting sick of the caffeine crash. Whatever your reason may be, you are craving an alternative. Does the drink ‘Yerba Mate’ ring a bell? It has been around for a while, but […]