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  • Duane W. 1 year ago
    Target now sells recyclable K-Cups. It's a #6 plastic. All one has to do is remove the lining that contains the coffee (I dump the grounds on my garden), rinse the cup, and place in the recycling bin! Both Target's Market Pantry and Archer Farms brands promote these kind of cups.
  • Bj S. 2 years ago
    I take the cover off, remove the filter material and turn the plastic pod part into a seed starter for my garden plants and vegtables
  • tommy b. 2 years ago
  • erica m. 2 years ago
    To reduce shipping impact, how about buying locally (American) grown coffee? It grows in Puerto Rico, where else?
    • Duane W. 1 year ago
      Other than PR, Hawaii has some coffee plantations who distributate to the West Coast. Guam has some, too, but I understand it's mainly for local consumption.
  • Dan K. 2 years ago
    I cut the tops out of my KCups and put them into the aluminum recycling and scrape the used grounds into my compost. I only need to toss the plastic part. I know this isn't perfect, but it beats wasting brewed coffee. I'm never sure if I will drink one of four cups of coffee.
    • joanna j. 2 years ago
      I like that. By at least recycling some of the product, you have reduced the amount that will wind up in a landfill.
      I am a big fan of "start small, start anywhere" in terms of reducing our carbon footprint.
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