Compostable Coffee Pods on Track to Toronto Approval

Compostable Coffee Pods on Track for Toronto Approval

Club Coffee’s presentations to the Committee enabled it to clarify information about PurPod100 including:

It breaks down entirely in as little as five weeks in managed aerobic composting systems designed to produce high-quality compost;

It breaks down at rates comparable to most food waste and faster than bones, fruit pits and other commonly accepted food wastes;

It contains 90% coffee by weight, with diversion of this nitrogen-rich food from landfills and the recycling stream supporting achievement of waste diversion and greenhouse-gas targets;

It has been approved for food/organic waste programs in Canada and the United States; and

It is the first single-serve pod to be certified 100% compostable under the independent Biodegradable Products Institute Compostable Logo program.