8 TreeHugger-Tested Coffeemakers for Professional Home Brew

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Making your own coffee instead of stopping by the local coffee shop saves energy, water, and paper (just think: no more disposable cups!) -- not to mention, at $6 a cup for that Starbucks indulgence, slashes your monthly spending by a hefty chunk.

But which coffeemaker is the best option for your fix? For answers, we turned to the TreeHugger team: Since most of them work from home, let's call them experts.

Here are eight tried-and-true machines (costing anywhere from $20 to $850) to keep you caffeinated.

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