Sustainable Coffee Shops

We all know the feeling of waking up in the morning and our first thought being “oh my gosh, I need coffee ASAP!”. To a lot of us, this means grabbing a cup of joe on our way to work, school, errands, or wherever else we’re off to that day.  


However, oftentimes this means lots of plastic waste between the cups, lids, straws, etc.

 

So, what can we do about it?


The answer isn’t to stop getting coffee (you can breathe a sigh of relief). The answer is to stop at the RIGHT coffee shops, the ones who are making an effort to minimize their negative impacts on the environment. 


We’ve compiled a list of some places in NYC that do just that. All of these cafes accept reusable cups! Bring your own cup and do your part:)

 

MANHATTAN

CHELSEA

Telegraph Cafe - 107 W 18th St

Think Coffee  - All Manhattan Locations

EAST VILLAGE

Elsewhere Espresso - 335 E 6th St

FLATIRON

Ralph's Coffee -  888 Madison Ave

HAMILTON HEIGHTS

Matto Espresso - 3495 Broadway

HARLEM

Lucille’s - 26 Macombs Pl

LES

Sonny Boy - 65 Rivington St

Sunday to Sunday - 88 Orchard Street

MIDTOWN

Culture Espresso- All locations

UES

Coffee Inn - 1316 1st Avenue

UWS

Peaky Barista - 2680 Broadway

BROOKLYN

BAY RIDGE

Cup of Joe - 7407 5th Ave

Coffee Rx - 276 88th St

BED-STUY

BK Bagels - 1120 Broadway

For All Things Good - 343 Franklin Av

Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen - 1058 Bedford Av

BUSHWICK

Drip Coffee Makers - 12 Belvidere St

Little Skips - East 1643 Broadway

Sunrise/Sunset - 351 Evergreen Ave

CLINTON HILL

Clementine Bakery - 395 Classon Ave

COBBLE HILL

Café Volkan - 85 Bergen St

Fare&Folk - 402 Henry St

CROWN HEIGHTS

Breukelen Coffee House - 764 Franklin Ave

FORT GREENE

Cafe Paulette - 1 S Elliott Pl

GREENPOINT

Espresso Paloma - 117 Meserole Ave

Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop - 727 Manhattan Ave

PARK SLOPE

Gorilla Coffee - 472 Bergen St

Konditori - 186 5th Ave

Milk Bar - 6th Ave and Union St

PROSPECT HEIGHTS

Companion Cafe - 64 6th Ave

Little Zelda - 728 Franklin Ave

PROSPECT PARK SOUTH

Der Pioneer- 737 Church Ave

Parade Cafe - 622 Caton Ave

WILLIAMSBURG

Brightside Cafe - 184 Kent Ave

Rose Wolf Coffee - 867 Metropolitan Ave

Social House Cafe - 60 Broadway

 

BRONX

The Miles Coffee Bar - 4039 E Tremont Ave

Kreate Kafe & Bar - 15 Canal Place

Buunni Coffee - 3702 Riverdale Ave

 

QUEENS

ASTORIA

Comfortland - 40-09 30th Ave

Kinship Coffee - 23-92 21st St

Coffee Plus Cake - 25-11 Astoria Blvd

SUNNYSIDE

Coffee Tossy - 42-14 Greenpoint Ave

Mad Cafe - 43-10 Queens Blvd, Queens, NY 11104

LONG ISLAND CITY

Little Chef, Little Cafe - 5-43 48th Ave

Gong Cha LIC - 2508 Queens Plaza S

 

 Message us if you  have a favorite coffee place that values sustainability!

 

Source (you can find a list of even more!):

https://www.zerowastenyc.info/coffe-shops-reusables