Hamburg is on the vanguard of German efforts to correct the ecological balance sheet of a throwaway culture, which consumes billions of single-serve coffee pods each year.
Hamburg has had enough. In an effort to lead by green example and fight waste, the city has banned pod coffee from government buildings.
Caffeine's natural antibacterial properties are no match for these hardy colonizers.
Nespresso and non-profit organisation TechnoServe are working revive the East African country’s coffee industry after nearly two years of brutal civil war. The first South Sudanese coffee will be exported for sale in France this month.