Reusable Coffee Pods - Are They Worth It? Popular FAQs

Reusable Coffee Pods - Are They Worth It? Popular FAQs

As we know, the amount of coffee capsule machines in homes has grown tenfold in recent years. But the problem with this is the sustainability question - are they environmentally friendly? Well there is now a solution - reusable coffee pods. Sounds great right? But what is the practically around them? Do they work? We hope to answer some of your top questions right here.

Reusable Coffee Pods

So how do I dispose of used coffee pods?

Easy. Pop them in the ground! When you bury them in your garden soil, covered pods in damp conditions should decompose into fertiliser within a month or so. If you have no facility to bury them in your garden, place used pods into your food waste bin or your general waste bin. Either way, they’ll end up in landfill and decompose into fertiliser within a few weeks. This makes this a very sustainable solution.

What are they and how do I start?

Once you get your refillable coffee pods starter pack, you can then buy refills after that. The good thing is that you can save a good wedge of money on your pods, our Espresso Messo starter sack includes tray, 75 pods & lids.

What coffees can I buy that work with them?

All of them. Every coffee we supply here at Espresso Messo can be used, just select the option "ground for pods" under "Your Coffee Preference". Browse here >>

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What coffee machines are compatible with coffee pods refills?

Arguably one of the most popular machines - Nespresso®, but that excludes professional machines, 'built in' models and the new Vertuo range. They aren't compatible with Keurig, Tassimo, Dolce Gusto, Lavazza or Nespresso® Professional or Vertuoline systems.

Thanks for reading our FAQ on reusable coffee pods, we hoped we've answered a few questions for you. If you have any questions, of course, please contact us and our team will try to help you in any way they can.

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