The price of convenience

Posted on Aug 8 2014 - 9:17am by Sustainable News

The convenience of single-serve coffee capsules comes at a high price, according to Biome Bioplastics, developer of the world’s first

UK developer of natural plastics has created a range of biodegradable coffee pods

UK developer of natural plastics has created a range of biodegradable coffee pods

compostable coffee pod. It claims that in the US alone 9.1 billion single-serve coffee and drink cartridges, taking up 19 million cubic feet of waste, end up in landfill every year. As a sustainable alternative to mixed material pods and inefficient recycling services, the UK developer of natural plastics has created a range of biodegradable coffee pods using bio-plastics derived from plant starches and tree by-products.

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