At the end of 2018, mining corporation Rio Tinto announced that Nespresso capsules will be the world’s first responsibly-sourced aluminium coffee capsules.
Nespresso and Rio Tinto signed a Memorandum of Understanding to source fully sustainable aluminium to produce Nespresso capsules by 2020 Continue reading → “Is Nespresso’s Responsibly-Sourced Aluminium Enough?”
The coffee culture in Australia has been flourishing over the last several years. Riding along the success of this movement are coffee businesses. From roasters to coffee shops, every day is a good day to be selling coffee. However, there is one segment of the industry that is blooming despite being overlooked by many roasters — the coffee capsule business.
Continue reading → “Why You Need To Offer Your Coffee In Capsules”
THE MEANING OF THE TERMS
The terms biodegradation, biodegradable materials and compostability are often misused and misunderstood.
Degradable or oxo-degradable describe where the traditional plastics, such as polyethylene are treated with additives which causes the material to disintegrate over a number of years. Degradable bags do not ‘compost’ and will contaminate the end compost reducing its value to the planet. To visualise this, imagine the look of your gardening compost full of bits of plastic. Continue reading → “Compostable vs Biodegradable: What is the difference ?”
Capsule Pack has introduced new biodegradable and compostable packaging to help reduce the impact packaging has on the environment.
Continue reading → “Biodegradable & Compostable Capsule Sleeves”
Capsule Pack is excited to be featured this month in two leading online coffee magazines. Global Coffee Report and BeaneScene Magazine’s latest coffee news articles highlight BioCap and our efforts in using biodegradable capsules to fight the alarming increase of coffee capsule waste in Australia.
Continue reading → “Online Magazines Feature Biocap Coffee Pods”
With delight and pride, we at Capsule Pack can now pack Australian Certified organic coffee.
This means that our certified roasters can pack with us and bear the Australian Certified Organic (ACO) bud logo, the most prominent logo in Australia’s organic industry. ACO is the country’s biggest certifier of bio dynamic and organic products. Its certification program is accredited by different organisations world-wide like the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, US Department of Agriculture and Minister for Agriculture Forestry & Fisheries of Japan. Continue reading → “Capsule Pack is now Organic Certified”
Australians love coffee and there are thousands that have enjoyed the convenience of using coffee pods. Naturally, a lot would be devastated at the thought it could be banned. Though, it has not happened yet, there’s no telling how things would go in the future. Continue reading → “Will They Ban Coffee Pods in Australia?”
We’re a real coffee culture here in Australia, you’ll be hard pressed to walk down any of our streets without seeing a branded take-away coffee cup clutched in someone’s hand, or walk into an Aussie’s house without finding a coffee machine or press.
Continue reading → “Where Do You Buy Your Coffee Pods? and more importantly; are they biodegradable?”