FAQ: THE FACTS About Compostable Coffee Pods

Compostable Coffee Pods

A recent CBC Marketplace episode reported misleading and erroneous information on compostable coffee pods. Here are the FACTS: Our plant-based compostable coffee pods thoroughly break down in the most common municipal composting technologies in North America (aerobic and anaerobic pre-processing). Our compostable coffee pods have been successfully tested in many Canadian municipalities, including the City…

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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…

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