Tag: Tea - Page 4

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    Inflatable Tea House by Kengo Kuma

    February 17, 8:13 AM by Lloyd Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    Japanese Tea Houses are among the most beautiful and serene structures on the planet, and are usually minimalist in design and modest in size. Kengo Kuma has built an inflatable one for the garden of the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt.

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    Joey Roth's Sorapot

    December 27, 1:33 PM by Lloyd Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    "Designer Joey Roth calls his baby the Sorapot. It’s a radically minimalist reinterpretation of the teapot — a vision transforming a familiar, everyday item into something more like modern art. And, unlike many conventional teapots, the Sorapot’s glass

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    Clevr: The Last Tea "Bag" You'll Ever Use

    November 30, 5:34 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    Reminscent of the Teastick (no spaces), the Tea Stick is a clever spring-loaded gadget perfect for brewing up a cup of tea without the muss and fuss of a pesky tea bag.

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    We Can't Make This Stuff Up Dept.: One Cup or Two Sugar Mug

    November 27, 3:43 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    Offering an interesting new take on the "disposable" coffee cup, designer Anna Bullus' mugs are made from 100% sugar. Not only do they slowly melt away when hot coffee or tea is poured in one, but you don't have to add whatever sweet stuff you might

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    The TH Interview: Nikhil Roychowdhury, Tea Merchant Gone Green

    November 15, 1:07 PM by Joey Roth in Culture

    When he started The Simple Leaf, Nikhil Roychowdhury wanted to sell tea, not save the planet. A few months into business though, and he saw just how aligned these two goals were. Four months ago, he partnered with Carbonfund.org to offset all parts of

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    Nylon Tea Bags - A Japanese Export Coming To Markets

    November 7, 5:20 PM by John Laumer in Green Food

    We're going to play our hunches up front. Nylon tea bags are coming to market primarily to reduce cost of goods and hence increase profit for manufacturers. Due to nylon's high tear resistance, the number of bags torn and lost during assembly and

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    Now That's Festival Food

    September 19, 5:11 PM by Sean Fisher in Green Food

    Goodbye hot dogs, pizza and cola - hello mango/chamomile soup, organic kettle corn and organic sweet iced tea. Perhaps the greenest part of last weekend's Austin City Limits festival was not in the carbon offsetting or the banning of styrofoam, it was

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    Lipton's to Use Only Sustainable Tea Leaves

    May 28, 6:14 AM by Bonnie Alter in Green Food

    Unilever, the world's biggest tea company, has just made a commitment to buy all of its tea from sustainable, ethical sources. This includes Lipton, the world's best-selling tea brand, and PG Tips, the UK's No.1 tea. These two will be the first to be

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    Planetary Design French Press Travel Mugs

    March 7, 11:03 AM by Jacob Gordon in Kitchen Design

    Planetary Design makes some of the nicest looking travel mugs I've seen in a long while—maybe ever. Their line of stainless steel gear is based on the original travel French press, a brilliant idea that puts the press and the mug together into the

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    domino & TreeHugger's Green List: Food

    March 2, 9:39 AM by Collin Dunn in Green Food

    As TreeHugger has noted time and again, it would be far preferable if we could all saunter out our front doors, head down the street and pick up delicious, fresh, local organic food from a farmer's market or local co-op each day or each week;

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    The TH Interview: Seth Goldman, Honest Tea Co-Founder & TeaEO

    February 20, 9:19 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    Seth Goldman co-founded Honest Tea in 1998 with a thermos in his kitchen. Today, they make the US's top-selling organic bottled tea (we mentioned it here before), and have received $12 million in equity financing to further expand distribution and

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    Shea What?

    February 17, 12:34 PM by Kristin Underwood in Style

    That’s right, shea butter. Ya know, as in that wonderful lotion that clears even the driest skin. (Perfect for all of you girls new to the west coast who are still getting acclimated to living in the desert. Ahem.) Shea Terra Organics offers products

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    Very Northern Delights

    February 16, 8:35 AM by Bonnie Alter in Green Food

    The Inuit are Canadian native people from Nunavik. There are about 10,000 living in 14 villages along the coast and rivers of Northern Quebec. Connection to the land, the sea and to the natural environment is the basis of their culture. There are no

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    How to Go Green: Coffee & Tea

    February 9, 4:22 PM by Jacob Gordon in HTGG

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    Brew a Cup of SerendipiTea

    January 24, 10:02 AM by Kara DiCamillo in Green Food

    Appreciation for tea is growing in the United States, afterall, it's the second most consumed beverage in the world after water. And we've certainly covered several companies here on TreeHugger. We like that many are focusing on fair trade and

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    Overpackaging Alert: Treleela Tea

    January 15, 9:16 AM by Lloyd Alter in Culture

    We often rail against excessive packaging and have to wonder about this. "This boutique tea line by Ineeka ntegrates innovative design, responsible philosophies and superior flavor into one cool package. These aren’t you grandma’s tea bags– the

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    Honest Tea: Doing Business Differently

    January 8, 2:17 PM by Kara DiCamillo in Green Food

    We were surprised to find that TreeHugger hasn't mentioned Honest Tea yet, although we just tried their "Just Black Tea" for ourselves not too long ago. Made with real tea leaves, Honest Tea is all-natural and certified organic from the USDA.

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    Today Was Fun Tea

    November 23, 8:00 AM by Bonnie Alter in Green Food

    We have read about Today Was Fun's Green Green Tea which is carbon neutral and organic, hence the double green moniker. But their original product was this good looking Teastack. It contains four organic teas that provide a spiritual and hot cuppa.


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