Coffee and tea production have become increasingly industrialized since the 1970s relying on more chemical-intensive fertilization and pest control techniques and other practices that can have many negative social, economic, and human and environmental health impacts. As organizations that purchase, serve or otherwise make coffee and tea readily available to patients, staff and visitors, health care purchasers can help to counteract these negative impacts.
Purchaser's guide to sourcing sustainable coffee and tea
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