April 3, 2015
By Sophia Harris, CBC News
Canadian coffee pod companies are scrambling to serve customers a guilt-free cup of java.
The explosive growth of those single-serve coffee machines is fuelling concern about what they leave behind: billions of plastic coffee pods piling up in landfills worldwide.
Some companies invested in the booming business are now exploring recyclable or compostable solutions to appease shamed customers.
While the disposable, single-serve pod offers an easy and convenient way to brew a cup of coffee, there appears to be no easy environmental remedy — at least not yet — for all that waste. READ MORE
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