Archive for the ‘Sustainability’ Category

Ape Conservation Effort

  For several years, Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters has donated used burlap coffee bags to Zoo Atlanta’s Enrichment Team. Under the supervision of zoo keepers, volunteers stuff the bags with hay, popcorn and peanuts and give them to the zoo’s gorillas. The gorillas spend time searching through the bags for their treats and then Read more

Bags for Bugs

We receive letters here from time to time from various charities and organizations, thanking us for coffee and burlap bag donations. It’s always a pleasure to hear how we have been able to help our fellow human beings. However, recently we learnt that we have also been helping a rather different species, namely the Lebia Read more

The Chain Gang Breaks the Record

Batdorf & Bronson’s Chain Gang of 2008 has beaten their record from last year with a staggering 1713.03 miles cycled throughout the month of May as part of the annual Bicycle Commuter Contest. That’s the equivalent of cycling from Seattle almost all the way to Des Moines, Iowa! Collectively they saved 76.5 gallons of gas, Read more

The Chain Gang Rides Again

May is here again, so it must be time for Intercity Transit’s annual Bicycle Commuter Contest! Throughout the month, residents of Thurston County are leaving their cars at home and cycling to work to improve their health and the environment (and, of course, to win prizes). Eager to promote this event, we are sponsoring it Read more