RE: Free Compostable Coffee Grounds from Starbucks
- Subject: RE: [cg] Free Compostable Coffee Grounds from Starbucks
- From: "Honigman, Adam" Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com
- Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 17:52:17 -0500
your local cafe will do the right thing, then use them. If a big player
wants to be socially responsible, why not. In fact, if we hit our veggie
markets, health food stores that have alot of compostable material, why not?
valuable material sitting in landfills is killing us. If community gardeners are
in the forefront of urban volunteer composting, it's another reason for funders,
politicians and folks who want the land we're gardening to pay attention to our
message - to support us, follow us or leave us alone.
once composted some flowers left over from a Martha Stewart photo shoot.
Compostables are compostables, ;=)
it's great to get grounds to compost from Starbucks. They do it in
Chicago - probably everywhere. It's good PR and clearly better than
dumping. I don't think you need to buy from them in order to get the
But remember - Starbuck looks to get it every which way it
can - being environmentally respectful, sometimes open to political pressure
in good ways - and it likes to put small cafe businesses out of
business. In Chicago and elsewhere - their behavior is just like all the
big players with money and clout to move in and take over. Laurie,