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Portland Roasting Coffee

About

logoSince 1996, Portland Roasting Coffee has provided high-quality specialty coffees to independent coffee shops, grocers, restaurants and hotels. Their coffee has been grown with great care for the land, the laborers, and the legacy of their presence in local communities. Portland Roasting Coffee takes great pride in its farming partners and does all it can to support their growth and success. The coffee company’s commitment to farmers and environmental impact has resulted in an ever-growing list of global projects to improve life quality and environmental sustainability. When you enjoy a cup of Portland Roasting coffee, you join their mission to improve the world’s coffee growing regions.

Achievements

Gold Certification

  • Zero emission deliveries for close-in and downtown customers via B-Line tricycle delivery
  • Sustainability tracking and reporting tool (START) used to track carbon footprint
  • Skylights and motion activated lights installed to cut down on electricity usage
  • Reusable coffee cups and water bottles provided to all employees for use at work
  • Used burlap and coffee waste donated to local farmers and gardeners
  • Only post-consumer recycled paper products (at least 80% post-consumer waste) used in office
  • Recycled boxes (at least 60% post-consumer) used for shipping and deliveries
  • Over 56.5 metrics tons of waste recycled per year
  • All organic waste is composted

Woman harvesting coffee berries

Unroasted and roasted coffee beans

Location

340 SE 7th Ave Portland, OR 97214
503-236-7378
http://www.portlandroasting.com