when i suggest that it is environmentally friendly i mean that the components
are NON TOXIC. it is coffee ( which you can drink )
washing soda ( which is baking soda with more water )
and vitamin c ( which you can take for a cold )
good points about the rain forest &C ... i hadn't thought about that ..
the robusto coffee that i used for my developer is the ugly cousin
of arabica coffee ... it is not liked by connoisseurs .. it is not shade grown &C ...
i wonder if it is grown in the same way that the more expensive "connoisseur-coffee" is grown,
in the plantations you mention...
i am seriously thinking of not buying anymore store bought print or film developer
after i run out of my ansco 130 and just using coffee developer for everythng...
i see no point in having more nasty chemicals in my house ... metol, HQ, glycin, KBr ..
nasty ... coffee, sodium carbonate, vit c .. non-toxic.
if i could grow my own, i would ...