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4 Eco-Friendly K-Cups You Can Swap Into Your Keurig


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Feeling guilty about your capsule coffee habit? You’re not alone. The founder of Keurig himself has said he regrets introducing single-cup coffee makers to the world, since those little plastic K-Cups are now clogging trash cans. But if you already have a Keurig — and many people do — there’s a simple way to reduce your daily coffee waste: invest in eco-friendly K-Cups.

What constitutes an “eco-friendly” K-Cup is a matter of debate. Several companies have introduced compostable or biodegradable options, but critics counter that those labels are meaningless. San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee was even slapped with a pricey legal settlement for using the word “biodegradable” on its capsules, which contained plastic.