How Coffee Produces Carbon
Throughout the entire supply chain, one pound of coffee is estimated to produce 11 pounds of carbon.
within the coffee supply chain
When you take a closer look at the carbon emissions, three hot spots stand out.
- Nitrogen fertilizers are responsible for 95% of emissions at the farm level.
- Untreated wastewater from the wet milling coffee process accounts for 80% of emissions at the coffee mill level.
- Electricity used for coffee brewing contributes to 71% of emissions at the consumption level.
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of coffee carbon-positive.
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