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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Solutions for single-use plastic pollution must consider all stakeholders

The Canadian government recently announced it would be tackling the global pollution crisis with bans on single-use plastics. The details of the Canadian plan remain to be seen, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada would follow the lead of the European Union with their vote to ban items that often end up littered in […]

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Tackling the Single-Use Plastics Crisis One Compostable Coffee Pod at a Time

Published in: National Post Circular Economy Special Insert —————————————————————————– Single-use plastics are now seen as a global crisis. Less than 10 percent of them are recycled. The rest are sent to landfills, dumped into lakes and oceans, burned for energy with its own environmental implications, or shipped to countries like the Philippines that are now pushing […]

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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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