Coffee capsule recycling – better latte than never

A coffee company has launched a trial to recycle its used aluminium capsules through a London council’s household waste collection service. Nespresso’s pilot project in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea aims to expand existing recycling schemes for the used coffee capsules, which until now have been handed in at the company’s stores or collected […]

Nespresso pours $550m for sustainable cuppas

Nestle’s Nespresso plans to spend 500 million Swiss Francs (£329m) in the next six years towards curbing its impact on the environment. The sustainability programme named ‘Positive Cup’ includes a range of commitments, including plans to invest 15 million francs (£9.9m) to help farmers in Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan as well as source 100% […]