Reusable Nespresso Coffee Capsules: Drink Your Coffee Responsibly

Reusable Nespresso Coffee Capsules: Drink Your Coffee Responsibly

Many of us nowadays rely heavily on caffeine. I am sure many of you, dear readers, have already had a cup of coffee today. And yesterday. And the day before.

We are not going to discuss the pros and cons of regular coffee consumption in here, as this topic is way too complicated and most likely there will not be a definite answer. So let’s rather accept this as a fact: many human beings love coffee and drink it every day.

Besides taste and aroma, convenience is also one of the most important decision-making factors when choosing a source of caffeine. While some people enjoy spending time with chemex or mokka pot, optimizing the flavor and searching the best combination of temperature and grind, for the vast majority convenience matters the most. That is why Nespresso coffee machines got so popular in the recent years: you grab a capsule, put it in, press the button – and it’s done!

According to a survey, over half of adult Americans rely on single-use capsule coffee machines to get their daily dosage of caffeine, and this is quite a large number!

Unfortunately, most of us do not understand at what price this convenience comes to our houses and what damage it causes to the environment around. According to New York Times, out of 39 000 capsules produced every minute, 29 000 end up in landfills. And that is huge amount of waste

Recently Nespresso launched a recycling program. You can get a free bag for Nespresso capsules, fill it with used ones and then either ship it back via post, either leave it at one of the Nespresso stores or partner shops. While the idea seems like a great solution, it hits the main benefit of such coffee machines – convenience. If you choose a coffee machine over manual coffee making, you attempt to save those five minutes a day manual grinding or filtering normally takes. But when you need to spend extra half an hour, searching for a Nespresso store in your neighborhood (and what if there is none?) or staying in line at the post office to ship the used capsules, this whole idea gets significantly less attractive.

Environment-friendly solution towards coffee capsules

Fortunately, there is a better solution, which will not waste your time and help to reduce the amount of waste (most importantly, reduce it to organic waste only). This solution is a reusable coffee capsule. It is made of durable stainless steel, easy to use and easy to clean. The main benefits are:

1. Less waste.

No more plastic, no more aluminum. Only organic waste will be ending up in your trash.

2. Significantly cheaper.

Nespresso capsules aren’t cheap. And that is a part of their business model. However, by using the reusable capsule, you can get a cup of coffee for an approximately 3.75x cheaper price (calculations are given down below).

3. Drink what you want.

Despite the numerous options of capsules you can find in your supermarket, the variety is still limited. And you have no option to drink the coffee you like, you can only choose from what is offered to you. While it may not necessarily be perceived as a problem for many people, other can actually relate to it. With Nespresso capsules you get a standard taste every time you brew it, but if you want to change something, that gets complicated. With reusable coffee capsules you can experiment as much as you want, from coffee grind to beans roast type.


    Final thought on reusable capsules for coffee machines

    This all may look very much like a promotional article. Also, we are selling these reusable coffee capsules. But we are not saying you should buy them from us. We just say you should buy one. Just go to Amazon and buy from there if you do now want to get ours.

    Our reusable coffee capsule set is made of high-end materials, we tested various water flow options until finding the optimal one, thus it is not the cheapest on the market. If it is expensive for you, we strongly suggest to look for alternatives. But do not postpone getting a reusable capsule for later, do not produce more waste than there has already been produced. In the end, this is our world and we are responsible for it :)

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