Online Coffee Shop Offers Customers Recycling Solution For Used Single-Serve Capsules

TRENTON, N.J., July 6, 2015 –CoffeeForLess, the Internet coffee shop of Coffee Serv Inc., is offering customers a way to recycle their used single serve coffee and tea capsules instead of sending them to the landfill. The website sells TerraCycle’s® Coffee Capsule Zero Waste Box™ which means purchasers fill the box with used coffee or tea capsules and use the pre-affixed postage-paid label to return the box to TerraCycle where the capsules will be recycled.

Details on the box can be found at The Small Coffee Capsule Zero Waste Box retails for $70 and shipping and processing of the used capsules is included in the retail price. Once a box is filled, individuals can ship it to TerraCycle for processing. TerraCycle separates the received waste into metals, organics and plastics. Metals are smelted and recycled, organics (such as the coffee grounds) are composted and the plastics undergo extrusion and pelletization to be molded into new recycled plastic products.

Since 2007, TerraCycle has used innovative processes to recycle consumer packaging waste that would otherwise be destined for landfills.  By partnering with major companies to collect their waste from consumers, TerraCycle is able to offer recycling programs for certain waste streams.   Now through Zero Waste Boxes, there are almost no limits to what can be recycled.

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