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

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    Read the FULL text below —————- 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…

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