Talking to CBC about reducing our carbon footprint

posted February 01 2012

From www.cbc.ca/airplay

Yukon coffee roaster reduces carbon footprint

Bean North Coffee Roasting Co. Ltd. knew reducing their environmental stamp wouldn't be easy. The company imports its beans from Central America and roasts them in the Yukon before shipping the finished product to customers around North America.

But Michael King did a lot of work, made a few changes and managed to dramatically reduce the company's carbon footprint, and earn national recognition in the process.

Click here to hear Michael speak with Dave.

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Visit our cafe on Friday May 13, Saturday May 14 or Sunday May 15 to take part in the Whitehorse World Fair Trade Challenge! How? It's very simple: all you need to do is enjoy a great cup of organic fair trade Bean North coffee. We tally all the fair trade drinks we sell during the weekend, and together we support the farmers in their fight against climate change! 

This challenge is one way to raise awareness that climate change is already affecting the earth we all share - particularly the farmers behind the beans we love

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