In the News

Our Planet Earth on BC’s Evolution 107.9 (May 7, 2009)The director of SIS shares some info about coffee cups, talks about the latest and greatest in eco-friendly coffee, and why he thinks there‚Äôs nothing sexier than sustainability.


How Green Is Your Morning Coffee? (May 1, 2009)
Fox News investigates the environmental impact of the coffee supply chain. A few eco-friendly ideas from the director of Sustainability Is Sexy contrasts against views from the communications director from the Solo Cup Company.

Great mugs, free coffee, and a change to help the environment (April 22, 2009)
As part of a partnership with local businesses, a Sustainability Is Sexy reusable coffee cup campaign was launched in Portland, Maine. The project included a local coffee house, an organic restaurant, and a co-op of local potters.

Cups Offer Sip of Sustainability (April 22, 2009)
A Sustainability Is Sexy campaigner is recognized in a hometown paper for promoting environmentalism, running a successful organization amidst insurmountable economic odds, and keeping alive a passion for making the world a better place.

Eco-Minute with Lee Callahan (July 20, 2008)
How many times do you need to use a reusable coffee cup before its more eco-friendly than a disposable cup? Learn about the eco “breaking point” of coffee cups on Am 1090’s Eco-Minute!

Drunk on Recycling (May 7, 2008)
The Director of Sustainability Is Sexy weighs in on asking people to “Bring Your Own Cup” during an interview with CHOW magazine.

UW Celebrates Earth Day with Activism (April 23, 2008)
Sustainability Is Sexy organizers receive a hot photo-op during the 2008 Earth Day fair at the University of Washington.

Making Sustainability Sexy (Apr 11, 2007)
The Daily’s videocast segment on Sustainability is Sexy. *Note that links displayed in videocast no longer work. All Sustainability is Sexy links and information can be found at this site*


Sex: Coming to a Local Coffee Shop (March 8, 2007)
Grist Environmental News reports on the mission and business strategy behind Sustainability is Sexy.

Here’s to a Sex-Cessfull Campaign (March 1, 2007)
The Seattle P.I. covers the innovative marketing techniques Sustainability is Sexy uses to appeal to a new generation of environmentalists.

New Project Campaigns for Reusable Coffee Cups (February 28, 2007)
The Daily investigates Sustainability is Sexy’s effort to curb coffee cup waste at the University of Washington in Seattle.