Club Coffee Welcomes Ontario Government Support for Compostable Coffee Pods in Municipal Composting Systems

Jeff Yurek

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2020 Club Coffee welcomes the Ontario government announcement that municipalities should now include certified compostable coffee pods in their food waste diversion programs under the province’s updated Food and Organic Waste Policy Statement. “Ontario government support for compostable coffee pods including Club Coffee’s PurPod100™ is a game-changer,” said Club Coffee CEO John Pigott. “We look forward to working…

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Club Coffee participates in Building the Bioeconomy Campaign

Bioeconomy

The campaign recently launched in the National Post and Innovating Canada online. Plastic pollution is a huge issue in Canada. Since as little as 9% of Canada’s plastic gets recycled, consumers are turning to alternatives such as innovative plant-based materials. Learn about Canada’s growing bioeconomy sector and new ways that our economy can find more…

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Compostable Coffee Pods Recognized by Nature

Compostable Coffee Pods

Compostable coffee pods have just been recognized in Nature, the world’s most respected natural science research publication. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-65058-1 A study by researchers at the University of Tennessee’s main campus in Knoxville (UTK) assessed the environmental and economic performance of compostable coffee pods compared to plastic coffee pods. The UTK research team reported that compostable coffee…

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Plant Based Products Council (PBPC) Sets the Record Straight on CBC Marketplace Report

Plant Based Products

Plant Based Products: Story below was taken from the PBPC website: https://pbpc.com/to-cbc-needs-improvement/ To CBC: Infrastructure, Not Plant Based Products, Needs Improvement A recent CBC Marketplace piece focuses on how Canadian grocery stores are filled with single-use plastic packaging used for a wide variety of products. It concludes that many of these legacy plastic materials are not properly disposed…

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Compostable Coffee Pods: THE FACTS About

Compostable Coffee Pods

A recent CBC Marketplace episode reported misleading and erroneous information on compostable coffee pods. Here are the FACTS: Our plant-based compostable coffee pods thoroughly break down in the most common municipal composting technologies in North America (aerobic and anaerobic pre-processing). Our compostable coffee pods have been successfully tested in many Canadian municipalities, including the City…

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Single-use plastic pollution must consider all stakeholders

single-use plastic

The Canadian government recently announced it would be tackling the global pollution crisis with bans on single-use plastics. The details of the Canadian plan remain to be seen, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada would follow the lead of the European Union with their vote to ban items that often end up littered in…

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Club Coffee Welcomes Ontario’s Commitment to Support Compostable Product Innovation

Compostable

New Ontario Working Group Expected to Recommend How to Accept Compostable Coffee Pods and Other Innovations in Ontario Green Bins Toronto, June 20, 2019 — Club Coffee, the leader in plant-based, compostable single serve coffee pods, saluted the Ontario government decision to move rapidly so compostable coffee pods will be accepted in all Ontario green…

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Tackling the Single-Use Plastics Crisis One Compostable Coffee Pod at a Time

Single-Use Plastics

    Read the FULL text below —————- Published in: National Post Circular Economy Special Insert —————- Single-use plastics are now seen as a global crisis. Less than 10 percent of them are recycled. The rest are sent to landfills, dumped into lakes and oceans, burned for energy with its own environmental implications, or shipped to…

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Club Coffee Expands Compostable Innovations

Compostable

  New Data Shows 40% Growth for Brands with Compostable Pods as Consumers Want Less Plastic Toronto, April 25, 2019 — Club Coffee, the leader in plant-based, compostable single serve coffee pods, today announced it will introduce a new compostable pod compatible with Nespresso Original Line brewers and is moving to compostable packaging for its…

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