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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Plastic Coffee Pods: Good, Bad, or Just Plain Ugly?

  What happens to your plastic coffee pods once they’re thrown away? They’re probably going straight to a landfill — even the ones labelled “recyclable”. Professor Calvin Lakhan of the Faculty of Environmental Studies at Toronto’s York University is one of Canada’s leading experts on our waste systems. His new study, Compostable vs. Plastic Coffee…

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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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