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

How To Make A Candy Cane Peppermint Mocha

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Holiday menus have dropped and what’s one of the most popular drinks on the menu? Candy cane mochas of course! These chocolaty drinks not only taste delicious, but they’re great for getting you and your guests into the Christmas spirit. For those who want to host a Christmas gathering or just stay in and cozy […]

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

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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. Littering or even throwing out single use plastics majorly contributes […]

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 […]