Monday November 23, 2020

Design For Life: How can I make my business greener?

Geraldine Carton advises a coffee shop owner how to do her bit for the environment

22nd November, 2020
Individual efforts, where people make incremental changes towards more sustainable living, have moved things on and generated so much positive change

Dear Expert,

I run a small coffee shop in the west of Ireland. I have two young children and a hectic lifestyle! I do my bit for the environment but, since the pandemic started, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I could do more. We have so much waste going through our shop. Now with Covid-19, it’s all about single-use plastic, which is important because of our circumstances, but also feels very...

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