The Human Bean Celebrates Earth Day with a Reusable Shopping Bag Give-away
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The Human Bean Celebrates Earth Day with a Reusable Shopping Bag Give-away

March 17, 2017 // // Medford, Oregon - To honor Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd, and to show customer appreciation the Jackson County Human Bean locations will be giving away reusable shopping bags on Friday, April 21st. The Human Bean has been celebrating Earth Day by giving away reusable shopping bags to customers since 2011 and has given away an estimated 90,000 of them with plans to give away approximately 15,000 this year.

A simple way to be kinder to our earth is to use reusable shopping bags. Many communities, including the city of Ashland locally, have banned the use of disposable plastic shopping bags due to the damage they can cause to our environment and wildlife. A plastic bag can take from 15-1,000 years to break down depending on environment and millions of birds, turtles and other sea animals die each year from ingesting the plastic waste that doesn’t make it into landfills. Reusable shopping bags can replace disposable plastic bags, are made of recycled materials and typically have a lifespan equal to that of more than 700 plastic bags. When worn out, reusable bags can then be recycled. Additionally many stores now give discounts to customers that bring in their own shopping bags and they now come in many fashionable and cute shapes and prints, like ours!

Human Bean printed logo bags will be given away to all customers that buy a drink on Friday, a limit of one per customer or two per car and until supplies run out at all participating locations. Drive thru your nearest Human Bean location for your own shopping bag and pick up a delicious beverage while you are there!

About The Human Bean

The Human Bean offers award winning coffee and espresso beverages perfect for on-the-go commuters. But more than just specialty coffees, The Human Bean crafts delicious drinks to sip on throughout the day like fruit smoothies, craft sodas, whole leaf teas and several specialty blended beverages. The Human Bean also offers quick breakfast and snack options too, making this drive-thru a one-stop coffee shop. In addition to delicious drinks and top-notch customer service, The Human Bean prides itself in giving back to the communities they serve through sponsorships, donation days and fundraisers.

The Human Bean tries to extend their earth friendly practices globally as well through their Farm Friendly Direct program, which is their direct-trade coffee sourcing program. They work directly with the farmers that grow their coffee and pay them at or above market prices. They also allocate additional funds for community projects such as: building water systems, school and community centers and facilitating earth friendly soil, water and farming practices. To learn more about The Human Bean and Farm Friendly Direct visit the website at:


Jackie McGrath
Director of Marketing
The Human Bean
(541) 608-0564

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