Nespresso capsules and pods use aluminium, which is a material that is infinitely recyclable. Each capsule you recycle can be given a second life.
Which Nespresso pods are recyclable?
Since the end of 2020, both Nespresso and Keurig offer fully recyclable pods, though the process is slightly different for each. Nespresso’s capsules are made of aluminum, which is 100 percent recyclable.
Are original Nespresso pods recyclable?
Nespresso professional capsules can be recycled just like our at-home capsules can be. The collection and recycling of capsules is discussed on a case by case basis with our professional customers and we have set up many personalised services across the countries we work in to make sure they can also recycle.
Can I put empty Nespresso pods in the recycling?
Put your used capsules in Nespresso recycling bag. Place the bag in your recycling bin or municipal recycling bag. *Please place your capsules in the Nespresso recycling bag first, not directly in the recycling bin/municipal recycling bag.
How many Nespresso pods are recycled?
Nespresso says its global recycling rate is 30%, and that 91% of its users have access to one of its 100,000 collection points around the world. But some experts have suggested that just 5% of Nespresso pods are recycled.
Are Nespresso pods compostable?
The used capsules are entirely recycled by the process of separating the aluminum from the coffee grounds. Aluminum is the only material that is infinitely recyclable. The coffee grounds are used in the production of high-quality compost.