Can Nespresso pods go in recycling bin?

Collect your used Nespresso capsules and ensure the bag is very well sealed. Place the bag in your regular recycling bin.

Can you put Nespresso pods in recycling bin?

Nespresso machines are convenient and easy to use. Unfortunately, you can’t throw your used pods in with your regular recycling—they’re too small for most recycling machines and they’re made out of a unique plastic and aluminum that most recycling plants can’t process.

How do you dispose of Nespresso pods?

Here is how you can recycle your capsules

  1. Drop off your used capsules at one of over 6000 CollectPlus collection points.
  2. Bring your used capsules to your nearest Nespresso Boutique.
  3. Arrange for your used capsules to be collected from your home.

Can you put coffee capsules in recycling bin?

You can’t put your used coffee pods in the recycling bin! Even if your coffee pods are made from aluminium, they can’t go in your kerbside recycling bin as they are too small to be picked up by recycling equipment. So, off to landfill they go.

What bin do Nespresso pods go in?

Recycling Bin

The container can store up to 160 used Original capsules and can be used with or without a recycling bag.

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How do you dispose of coffee capsules?


Aluminium. You won’t find a speck of plastic in sight. That means they are fully recyclable and can go in your usual household recycling (yes, even the top lid). You may wish to brush out any residue coffee grounds beforehand.

Are Nespresso pods compostable?

Our Nespresso compatible coffee pods are 100% compostable, OK Compost TÜV Austria certified, BPA, PFAS, aluminum, and plastic-free.

What can I do with my used coffee pods?

Recycling Options

There are four easy ways to recycle the capsules: Return your used capsules to your nearest Nespresso boutique. Use a bulk recycling box to collect capsules on behalf of your workplace or community. Drop off your used capsules at your nearest participating florist or garden drop-off centre.

Can you recycle L or coffee pods with Nespresso?

If you live in the Republic of Ireland, you can recycle your used L’OR Capsules. When we receive your L’OR Espresso capsules, the aluminium is finely ground and washed, then melted and recycled to make new products. The coffee grounds are also recycled.

How do I dispose of compostable coffee pods?

After you’ve made your coffee, all you have to do is place the used capsule in your local authority food-waste collection bin to be taken to your nearest industrial composting plant.