Monthly Archives: November 2017

World-leading Compostable Coffee Pods Approved for Seattle Food Waste Collection

SEATTLE, WA/ TORONTO, ON/VANCOUVER BC  – November 28, 2017 – Seattle-area residents can now compost single serve coffee pods in the PurPod100™ format with the rest of their food waste.  Composting leader Cedar Grove has approved all coffee pods made using the certified 100% compostable PurPod100™ innovation as the first (and only for now) to […]

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Reducing Waste One Pod at a Time Act Passed Second Reading

MPP Norm Miller’s Private Members Bill, the Reducing Waste One Pod at a Time Act, passed second reading today with support from all three parties. He introduced Bill 173 in order to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill by requiring all single-serve coffee pods sold in Ontario to be certified compostable. “It is […]

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Ontario private member’s bill proposes ban on non-compostable coffee pods

An MPP’s call for a province-wide ban on all non-compostable coffee pods could give a jolt to the industry behind the ubiquitous single-use plastic cups, with one manufacturer saying recycling is the better way to tackle the waste. If passed, the private member’s bill introduced by Progressive Conservative Norm Miller on Wednesday would prohibit the […]

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