With industries like offshore winds and the storage of lithium-ion batteries emerging, what will the year 2020 bring us in the way of green technology news? Will this be the year for the energy industry to have a breakthrough innovation? Or will it be the year of technology consolidation? We’re 7 months into the year, so what are you thinking?
There’s a good chance either you or somebody you know received a Keurig this past Christmas. The K-Cups are the hottest thing going (pun unintended) that give you that single-serve brewing coffee experience that’s almost like Starbucks. It is estimated that 1 out 3 Americans has this pod-based machine in their home now.
The K-Cups, which is the pod that holds that coffee, generated almost $5 billion dollars for Keurig Green Mountain, the maker of the machine. But what is that doing to the environment? As you’re sipping your cup of joe created from one of those K-cups while reading this, you’re probably wondering “What are you talking about?”Continue reading »