Product Spotlight: TAYST joins the PurPod100 Team

Tayst Coffee

Tayst Coffee Makes a Splash Shipping Compostable Single Serve Coffee to Homes and Offices Tayst Coffee’s new subscription service is delivering quality sustainably-sourced single serve coffees to homes and offices across America. The new coffee line is the brainchild of successful entrepreneurs and longtime friends, Craig Handleman and Greg Byrnes, who saw a new opportunity […]

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Carbon + Nitrogen = Healthy Compost

PURPOD100 Needs Nitrogen

The microorganisms that turn compostable coffee pods and other food and yard waste into compost at large scale facilities need oxygen – but they also need the right food in a balanced diet from those compostable waste materials. While compost microorganisms need various micronutrients or minerals, carbon and nitrogen are the two key food requirements […]

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Will Compostable Single Serve Coffee Pods Work With Canadian Consumers?

Mintel Data on Canadian Coffee

Mintel, a leading marketing intelligence agency worldwide, took a look at the single serve coffee market in Canada. They spotted the same consumer concerns about waste that spurred development of PῧrPod100™ and see a positive future for compostable as the right solution. Canadians’ love affair with coffee will undoubtedly continue, but this relationship need not […]

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Down in the Dumps: Why “Biodegradable” is no answer

Tuscan Garbage Project

Biodegradable products sound like a good idea. Throw them away but let nature’s own processes break them down gently and completely. Seems environmentally-friendly. Not so fast. In fact, not fast at all. The late Dr. William Rathje was an American archaeologist who became a world-leading garbage expert. His long-running Tucson Garbage Project investigated what people […]

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