Getting the right grind size is the biggest challenge to making the perfect cuppa with reusable pods. But once you’ve got the right one, your coffees will taste amazing and your love of reusable pods will be confirmed. If the grind is too fine, water will not flow through the...
There are daily habits that are killing the environment and our health. Sending single-use or biodegradable products to landfill, plastic usage, diet and overconsumption of electricity. Fortunately, routine changes like using refillable coffee pods, composting and meal planning make a big impact. It’s these small lifestyle shifts that reduce ecological...
If you care about the impact your purchases have on the environment, it’s important you know how to identify greenwashing. Greenwashing is the act of misleading consumers about environmental practices. When companies claim they’re an eco-business, or sell eco-products without doing the eco-ness required, they’re greenwashing buyers into believing they’re supporting sustainable.
Many people believe they’re doing the right thing by recycling. Whilst it’s more effective than sending waste to landfill, the costs behind the process aren’t viable long term.The problem with recycling is it’s unsustainable. It’s perceived to be good, encouraging consumers to feel better knowing their resources will be recirculated....
Sustainability is the best gift you can give. Something that says I care about you and the environment is more thoughtful than an unwanted gift that could end up in landfill. In 2018, 10 million unwanted Christmas presents were discarded. Pamper products, socks, single-use, candles and wrapping paper are just...
A good cup of coffee is what gets many of us through the day. But a bad brew is the nightmare of home and office life. To make the perfect cup of Barista-style coffee, you need the right tools. Quality coffee beans are one thing. Without the right coffee pod...
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. In Australia, three in four people consume at least a cup a day. Yet not all coffee is created equal. It begs the question, how easy is it to drink an ethical cup of your favourite brew?
Coffee pods are a convenient solution to get your caffeine fix. But Australia’s dependency on them isn’t good for the environment. If you want to combine your love for espresso with an urge to be green, you may need to make some novel choices.
Are you currently paying 73c to 87c per coffee pod for your Nespresso Coffee Machine? Or 84c er coffee pods for your Espressotoria Coffee Machine? If saving the environment isn’t enough to get you going, how about saving money! Here’s a simple look at the costs of non-reusable coffee capsules…. Nespresso =...
Do you love your pod coffee machine but really miss that special blend from your local barista? Pod Star reusable stainless steel capsules allow you to pack your capsules with your own favourite blend. Simply ask your local café to grind their roasted beans to a number 2 grind (which is...
55 million coffee capsules become landfill every single day in the world – that’s 20 billion coffee capsules a year! This figure is astounding and growing, and Pod Star is dedicated to helping address the problem with eco friendly products. Former Nespresso boss Jean-Paul Gaillard has said that people using non-reusable,...
These are some brilliant ways to reduce waste, select eco alternatives and move towards zero waste living. My husband and I have started our mission to refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle and while we believe that refusing to buy new items is a good step and we have started with this,...
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