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Coffee pods – an environmental tsunami

PodsSwitch to WithOneBean Conscience Free Coffee and do your bit for the environment and help subsistence farmers build village economies. Last year, independent consumer group Choice reported that Nespresso had sold an estimated 28 billion capsules worldwide – about 28 million kilograms of aluminium, much of which may be sitting in landfill, with recycling figures not made public.

If, as some predict, pod use doubles over the next five years, a veritable environmental tsunami is in store. While recyclable in theory, in practice pods rarely are, particularly the plastic variety beloved by the budget-conscious. Read more here

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