The K-Cup Environmental Problem James Hamblin wrote a great and thought-provoking piece in The Atlantic in March. The topic: The environmental disaster that is the K-Cup and the challenges we all face destroying it. “No matter what they say about recycling, those things will never be recyclable,” Sylvan said. “The plastic is a specialized plastic […]
John Sylvan, the inventor of the K-Cup, was recently on CBC’s As It Happens and admitted some regrets. Press play: His regrets are well-founded. K-Cups are terrible for the environment and create tremendous strain on waste management. Click here to learn more about what makes our Coffee System so much better!
The CBC featured a satirical video made by Egg Studios highlighting the environmental impact of Keurig K-Cups. The reality is that K-Cups are bad for the environment and there are many alternatives that are low-impact. According to Keurig’s website, the company sold more than 30 billion K-Cups between January 2014 and September 2014. “We had K-Cup, Keurig machines […]