Plastic Coffee Pods: Good, Bad, or Just Plain Ugly?

What happens to your plastic coffee pods once they’re thrown away? They’re probably going straight to a landfill — even the ones labelled “recyclable”. Professor Calvin Lakhan of the Faculty of Environmental Studies at Toronto’s York University is one of Canada’s leading experts on our waste systems. His new study, Compostable vs. Plastic Coffee Pods: […]

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Club Coffee Expands Compostable Innovations

New Data Shows 40% Growth for Brands with Compostable Pods as Consumers Want Less Plastic Toronto, April 25, 2019 — Club Coffee, the leader in plant-based, compostable single serve coffee pods, today announced it will introduce a new compostable pod compatible with Nespresso Original Line brewers and is moving to compostable packaging for its single […]

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Caffeine may counter age-related inflammation

A chronic inflammatory process that occurs in some, but not all, older people may trigger cardiovascular problems, a new Stanford study shows. Part of the solution might be found in a cup of coffee. Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have unearthed a connection between advancing age, systemic inflammation, cardiovascular disease and coffee consumption. Extensive […]

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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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Making Biodegradable & Related Environmental Claims Webinar

Melitta

Making Biodegradable & Related Environmental Claims 2 pm –3 pm ET Wednesday, August 24 SPI will be hosting a webinar for those interested in learning more about making biodegradable or related environmental claims about their products or packaging. Bioplastics are a dynamic and innovative part of the plastics industry, playing an important role in promoting sustainability. […]

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