Lavazza has introduced its 100% industrially compostable espresso tablets permitting customers to experience a guilt-free day by day cup of espresso.

According to analyze by way of Lavazza, greater than a 3rd of other people in the United Kingdom admit to throwing their used espresso tablets into the bin as a result of they don’t know the way to correctly eliminate them. Consumers nowadays are puzzled about what can and can’t be recycled, with 72% admitting to feeling beaten when making an attempt to grasp the more than a few recycling symbols.

More than part (53%) of customers assume we must be recycling extra and with the release of Lavazza’s 100% industrially compostable espresso tablets, Brits can now experience their day by day espresso extra responsibly. When Lavazza Eco Caps are appropriately disposed of they biodegrade to turn into compost.

Available to shop for throughout the United Kingdom from November 2019, Lavazza Eco Caps allow espresso fanatics to benefit from the best coffee at house, making use of the zero-waste concept of the round economic system (the place not anything is waste however turns into a brand new useful resource) to the advantage of the surroundings, with out compromising on style or high quality. Furthermore Lavazza Eco Caps retain their unique aroma for longer, due to the leading edge, “aroma safe” generation, which helps to keep every tablet recent for as much as 18 months.

Lavazza is aiming to switch its whole vary of at house tablets with those new 100% industrially compostable tablets by way of the top of the 12 months.

“For Lavazza Group, sustainability is fully integrated in the business strategy,” stated David Rogers, UK managing director of Lavazza. “The new Lavazza Eco Caps replace the entire range of capsules for home consumption in UK, without any price difference. The company is a firm believer in this major investment, which confirms our commitment to excellence, quality and sustainable development”.

Better nonetheless, to counteract shopper confusion about how espresso tablets may also be recycled and to make the disposal of its 100% industrially compostable tablets extra handy for customers, Lavazza is partnering with recycling mavens, TerraCycle. This has ended in the release of the Lavazza Eco Caps Composting Programme, a unfastened national composting answer for used espresso tablets in the United Kingdom.

As a part of this partnership, a community of public get right of entry to espresso tablet drop-off issues can be set-up round the United Kingdom, enabling customers to comfortably eliminate their tablets. The drop-off issues can be simple to seek out by means of the interactive map at the TerraCycle web page. Each drop-off level will earn TerraCycle issues in keeping with the collection of tablets which are deposited, which may also be redeemed as a financial donation to the charity or non-profit organisation in their selection. Consumers can become involved by way of both registering to be in command of probably the most drop-off issues or can fortify their native level by way of shedding off their used tablets responsibly.

Laure Cucuron, basic supervisor, TerraCycle Europe stated: “Currently there is limited availability across the UK in terms of the industrial composting facilities needed to compost many products.  So we are delighted to partner with Lavazza to provide consumers a simple yet effective way to ensure that the new Lavazza Eco Caps are composted correctly.  Simply find your nearest public access drop-off location using the interactive map on the TerraCycle website, drop off the Eco Caps during the designated hours and rest safe in the knowledge that they will be industrially composted.  The resulting material is given a second life as useful nutrient rich compost which compliments crop growth.”

For additional information, to seek out your nearest public get right of entry to drop-off location or to sign in your pastime in putting in a Lavazza Eco Caps Composting Programme public location in your personal neighborhood, cross to You too can discuss with for more info at the Lavazza Eco Caps vary.